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Let’s Try This One More Time: Bill to Eliminate Ab-Only Funding Introduced (Again)

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. 

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What’s Abstinence Got to do With Degrading Single-Parent Families?

“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.

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Will Ab-Only Retire With Obey?

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.

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They’re Baaaaaack: Abstinence-Only Programs Rely on Scare Tactics and Humiliation to Spread Misinformation

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.

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Louisiana Law To Allow ‘Alternative Science Texts’ In Public Schools

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.

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