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New Funding Bill Brings Back Abstinence-Only-Programs While Slashing the CDC’s Budget

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On Friday, the House passed an appropriations bill that once again proved it has become politically acceptable to throw the needs of adolescents under the bus.  If passed, the bill will cut $10 million from the budget of CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health while resurrecting abstinence-only-until-marriage programs.

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House Republicans Propose a Massive Step Backwards in Sex Education and Women’s Health

In the name of fiscal responsibility, House Republicans suggest cutting teen pregnancy programs, the CDC budget, and Title X family planning.  But, interestingly, they’re bringing back funding for abstinence-only-until-marriage programs. 

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