The evening before his arrest: Parker addresses School Committee, gets ignored
On April 26, 2005, the evening before David Parker's meeting at his son's
elementary school, and his subsequent arrest -- David Parker spoke before the Lexington School Committee, during the comments section of their
David Parker steps before the microphone to address the
Lexington School Committee.
David Parker appealed to the School Committee to allow him the right to be
informed when his 6-year-old is exposed to these subjects by adults -- and to
have the option to exclude him.
Part of his statement, in explanation of his request:
"Children who are successfuly indoctrinated that same-sex marriage is normal
and correct will eventually understand that sexual intimacy is a part of this
union. Let's not be naive about the implied human sexuality aspect of
same-sex unions. Let's be honest with ourselves. When we accept same-sex union,
we accept its implied. . .sexual intimacy. These concepts are indeed
Unfortunately, the School Committee treated Parker with rudeness and contempt. They
refused to even answer him, much less address his concern.
After Parker spoke, the School Committee rudely ignored