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Candies Foundation Spends Big Dollars on Palin, Little on Prevention

As reported today by Jezebel.com, the Candies Foundation, which touts itself as being focused on preventing teen pregnancy, spent far more on one teen mom, Bristol Palin, than on any real initiative to prevent teens from getting pregnant.

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Ab-only Leader Praises “Kill the Gays” Ugandan Minister

Whether Mullarkey intended her statements to represent the official position of Project SOS or her own private reflections, they reveal the core beliefs of the leader of one of Florida’s major abstinence-only-until-marriage institutions.

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With Hilarious New PSA, Austin Abstinence Organization Finally Gets In On the Joke

A Texas PSA promises that wearing pants is “the only 100% guarantee to avoid the unwanted side effects of sex.”

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Does the Ring Mean a Thing?

On Sunday’s Real Housewives of Atlanta, the plot for “Tardy for the Party” singer and wig designer Kim Zolciak revolved around purchasing an “abstinence ring” for her 13 year old daughter Brielle.

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Top of the News: Afternoon Edition

Starting today, we’ll post a quick set of links to those stories we missed or didn’t have time to write about each day. Scan the links and click through to read more!

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A New “Mama-Grizzly” In Town? Christine O’Donnell’s Unlikely Win

Christine O’Donnell will be the Republican challenger in Delaware for Joe Biden’s Senate seat in November. But shrouded in dishonesty, lying over finances and spouting extremism, will O’Donnell be able to win over the rest of the state?

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At Christian School, Non-Virgins Need Not Apply

I can’t know the ethics of Ms. Hamilton’s relationship, or her skills and talents to teach elementary school. What I do know is that premarital chastity should not be among the criteria of employment.

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Comprehensive Sex Ed for the Comprehensively Celibate

As someone who was all but completely celibate throughout high school–not at all by conscious choice–I found the lack of information among sexually active teens, and the politicization of teen sex very frustrating.

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How to Bring the Virgin Mary Into Your (Sex) Life

There’s a lot to laugh about in the Catholic sex prayer, but there’s also something serious here.

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CHIP and Contraception: Legislative Interference in Montana

Montana is one of only four states—along with North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Texas—that have legislative bans on the coverage of contraceptives by CHIP.

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