Teacher suspended for abortion movie

February 13, 2008 9:20:04 AM PST
A Milpitas science teacher is on paid leave after showing a graphic anti-abortion film to eighth graders.

Randy Yang showed "The Silent Scream" to five classes at Russell Middle School after a chemistry test.

The kids saw an 11-week old fetus being dismembered during an abortion. They say the first-year teacher told them to avert their eyes if they didn't want to see it. The Milpitas Unified School District has sent a letter home saying the movie was shown without permission.