Religion: Tidings

>The filmstrips were part of a sex education course prepared by the Unitarian Universalist Association, but that cut no ice with the district attorney of Waukesha County, Wis. The strips included scenes of a nude couple having intercourse, of masturbation and of the behavior of homosexuals. D.A. Richard McConnell told the Unitarian Church West in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield that if it showed the strips without first establishing "ground rules" with him, "prosecution could be the result." The 345 members of the congregation, convinced that the course was suitable for their twelve-to...

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