Friday, December 09, 2005

Abstinance Only Is Balony

The problem with "abstinence only" programs is that the tend to be based on fear. But, fear in teenagers tends to be transient. When the fear wears off, they are more likely to have unprotected sex. This ultimately means more sex deceases, teen pregnancy and ironically, more abortion as a result.
Despite all the heavy handed sermonizing, the US has the highest levels of teen pregnancy and abortion of any industrialized country.


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