She reckoned without the churches, the Scottish School Board Association and Mr outer's decision to bankroll a populist campaign as if his Stagecoach was on a Wild West trail among cow-punchers and Bible-bashers. No wonder classroom teachers are bewildered. Promoting homosexuality would never be their concern whatever the law.
When a campaign owes more to emotion than reason, it is hard to control. The SSBA is in danger of seeing its concerns, never founded in reality, being overtaken by campaigners with a different agenda. The target for evangelical groups is society itself, mired in deviance and depravity.
In talking to and counselling teenagers, teachers do not need a sensitive subject to become politicised, or grown-ups to be seen behaving badly.