[quote=Peace-bwu]I am so upset. We have been purchasing “American Girl” products for years.
They just came out with a new line of Merchandise about a year ago. It is affiliated with a program which promotes “girls rights” …It says that a donation from purchase of these products goes to the “I Can” campaign. …Their curriculum is geared toward protecting a girls right to choose.
The material presented here wasn’t as detailed as I wanted so I called the offices in both New York and D.C. for confirmation on this.
and here is the link from American Girl for purchasing the “I Can” American girl Bracelet.
Thanks for the information. From my perusal of those links, it is evident that the founders and the philosophy of the American Girl enterprise of sure feminist in the secular sense and cloak their language terms which unveil the feminist, secular agenda, with at best only optionally associates fornication and sexual “decisions” and “female health” with morals or one’s religious “values”:
“In Girls Incorporated, I see the opportunity to blend what I think are the best aspects of the women’s and the civil rights movements. From the women’s movement, I borrow the goal of women’s economic independence.”
For Girls Ages 9 – 11 & a Parent/Adult Five interactive sessions jump-start crucial, two-way conversations between girls and a trusted adult about sexuality issues …Key topics include parents being the primary sexuality educators …and values and expectations for teen sexual behavior.
For Girls Ages 12–14 In this 10-session program girls learn how to say no to sex as they enter the most pressure-sensitive adolescent years. Interactive sessions center on values; relationships; the reproductive system and female health and hygiene; separating sexual myths from reality; assertiveness and communication skills; identifying and resisting sexual pressures from the media and peers; sexual decision-making and avoiding risky situations; the positive aspects of abstinence, and the power of a positive-sister support system.
Taking Care of Business®
For Girls Ages 15–18 Ten interactive sessions focus on recognizing and moving beyond limiting sex-role stereotypes for women; values as a basis for positive decision-making; …avoiding risky behavior, pregnancy, STDs and HIV through abstinence and smart choices; the facts on contraception and protection; and communication and success skills to achieve career goals.
“Every “I CAN” band purchased (only $1 plus shipping and processing) helps American girls nationwide. When you sign the “I CAN” promise that comes with the band, you’ll be reminded that anything is possible when you believe in yourself.”