Legislation introduced this week would kill Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage funding originally allowed to expire in 2009 only to be resurrected in health reform legislation.
“Mom, am I more likely to go to jail because you and Dad aren’t married?” Imagine your sixth grader coming home and asking you that question after being taught family life in school.
The nation’s capitol is swirling today with talk of the impending retirement of another veteran lawmaker, David Obey (D-Wisc.). His retirement could have major implications for reproductive health issues in the House.
On October 15th, 2009, SIECUS – the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States – held our seventh annual Back to School briefing on Capitol Hill. We use this moment to remind policymakers that a “just say no” approach is failing our kids.
The Louisiana Senate just passed a bill to allow public school teachers to “supplement” their science materials specifically addressing evolution and global warming in the bill itself.