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Defunding Abstinence-Only Failure

It’s fine for individuals to make decisions about sex according to their own religious beliefs, of course. It’s not acceptable, however, for the religious beliefs of a minority of Americans to warp the educational process for the nation as a whole.

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New England Morality

These traditions don’t hold, as the Southern Baptists do, that moral status is a simple, all or nothing thing of purity or damnation. They teach a more practical morality that takes context into account.

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Virginity Pledges Create Liars, Not Abstinence

Take the 200 million tax dollars spent on ineffective abstinence-only education, and reinvest it in comprehensive sex education programs that will encourage teenagers to use birth control when they do have sex, and our economy will benefit significantly from reduced levels of teenage pregnancy and parenthood.

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Sarah Palin Style Abstinence Only Sex Education

. I know that, when it comes to my own daughter, I’d like for her to know all the facts about sex before she gets to the point where she is making the decision about whether she will have sex. I expect to be a part of that education, but our local school district needs to play a part in the process too, as I’m not so naive to believe that my daughter will always come to me or her mother to talk about her personal worries.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?