03 February 2005

Why Our Children and Youth Need Comprehensive Sexuality Education

The advocates of fear-based abstinence-only sexuality education are pushing something that has been proven (again!) not to work. Check out the following:

Abstinence? No thanks, we'll have sex

Texas Teens Increased Sex After Abstinence Program

For years, conservatives have pushed the idea that liberals promote social programs that are just "fuzzy-headed" and not grounded in reality. Apparently, conservatives are projecting their own faults onto their liberal neighbors. "Abstinence-only" programs do not work and are based on some people's views of how the world should be and not how the world is. As I have written earlier, our society seem willing to sacrifice our children on the rock of sexual ignorance.

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