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“Building Strong Families” Found Completely Ineffective

The evidence is unmistakable: there’s just no amount of government coaxing that will make unmarried couples want to, as Beyoncé would say, “put a ring on it.”

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Significant National Shift Found in Sex Education

After nearly thirty years of strong support from the federal government for abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, the Obama administration and Congress have ushered in a new era of sex education in this country.

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Christian School Fires Pregnant Teacher on Eve of Her Wedding

Jaretta Hamilton, a teacher at Southland Christian School in Saint Cloud, Florida, was fired from her position because she became pregnant three weeks before her wedding.

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New Jersey Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Postponed, But Time is Running Out

Is the decision to table the vote on same-sex marriage in New Jersey a strategic move or tactical mistake?

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Same-Sex Marriage: Will New Jersey Do the Right Thing?

A vote on same-sex marriage in New Jersey may come as soon as tomorrow. The Catholic Bishops and conservative Democrats and Republicans are lobbying to defeat the measure. Will New Jersey do the right thing and vote for human rights?

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Covering It All: Don’t Neglect Condoms for Prevention

Condoms are affordable, easy to use with the proper instruction, and extraordinarily effective in preventing both STDs, including HIV, and pregnancy if used consistently and correctly. Why aren’t more of us using them?

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DC Marriage Equality Act Faces Threats From Congress

Conservatives in Congress are gearing up to fight DC’s Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009, a bill to legalize marriage for same-sex couples in the District.

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When Trustbusters Attack

By turning any public policy matter into a question about trust and honesty, as they are now with health care reform, right-wing groups avoid any serious policy debate and damage their victims’ credibility.

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Bristol Palin’s Dangerous Talking Points

The message “teen ambassador” Bristol Palin seems to have been asked to deliver is disingenuous at best and dangerous at worst.

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The Credibility Deficit: Wright and Perkins Head to Fantasy Land

Wendy Wright and Tony Perkins believe that the Obama administration concocted the swine-flu pandemic to have Kathleen Sebelius confirmed as Secretary for Health and Human Services.

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