Of course Bristol Palin is pro-abstinence. She got pregnant, and now her son if four months old. And she realizes that if she hadn’t had sex, she wouldn’t have to deal with this.
We keep telling teens to be responsible. But to whom are the politicians, corporate do-gooders and celeb-vocates concerned about teen pregnancy responsible and for what?
The message “teen ambassador” Bristol Palin seems to have been asked to deliver is disingenuous at best and dangerous at worst.
Bristol Palin: “ambassador for abstinence” or for safer sex?; Obama, Clinton sound different themes on abortion and reproductive health; “Choose Life” license plates pass Texas House; what conscience clauses really do.
The nation’s most prominent voice on being a teen parent is coming ever closer to endorsing comprehensive, medically-accurate sexuality education.
As amusing as the Sarah Palin family circus may seem to gleeful liberals, there is something sad about it too. How many lives have been ruined by the kind of high-minded, impractical approach to sex that Sarah Palin’s party pushed?
There’s something appealing about Tyra Banks’s non-nonsense approach to Levi Johnston: she’d make a pretty good big sister, if a bad sex ed teacher.
Orange County considers funding crisis pregnancy centers instead of Planned Parenthood; affordable birth control coming back to campuses and low-income health centers; Vatican Archbishop defends abortion for 9 year-old!
BeliefNet’s Steve Waldman provides the latest example of the constant assessment, reassessment and judgment ladeled out by male pontificators on women’s choices in regard to pregnancy, abortion, adoption, marriage and childbearing.
Spain to liberalize abortion laws; anti-choicers target state funding for Planned Parenthood; Brazil shuts down websites selling misoprostol; medical records follow Phill Kline to Virginia; Sarah Palin silent as National Abstinence Education Association criticizes Bristol; men’s reactions to abortion.