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Tennessee Condom Lesson Spurs Ban on Promoting Sex Acts

In a Nashville, Tennessee, high-school classroom, about a dozen students watched as a woman from an AIDS prevention group demonstrated how to apply a condom using only her mouth.

The scene in an elective class two years ago angered opponents of sex education, and so Tennessee in May adopted the nation’s first state law defining activities that legislators said lead to intercourse --mutual masturbation, fondling and oral and anal sex -- and banning their “promotion” in public schools.