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An Investment with a Guaranteed Return

There are few investment opportunities, especially in the current time, that guarantee a return. An investment in young people and teen pregnancy prevention can do exactly that.

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Adolescent Pregnancy Must Become a Priority for All Americans

Every day, more than 2,000 girls in America, age 15-19, give birth – in the wealthiest, most educated nation in the world! Neither you nor I should accept this statistic.

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Getting Real About the REAL Act

A disease prevention model of sexuality education does little to address the real issues that young people face on a daily basis.

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Roundup: British Sex Ed to Start in Kindergarten

British sex ed to start in kindergarten; Indiana abortion bill gains provision that would actually help women – so antis oppose it; Minnesota protects public funding for abortion; Bonnie Erbe on the YouTube trap.

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Real Parents Want Real Sex Ed

My daughter could only get extra credit in health class if I signed a release form for her to participate in an abstinence-only program.

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A Closer Look at Utopia: Strengths and Weaknesses of Sex Ed in Sweden

Imagine this: Sweden’s school-based sexuality education is so strong that a yearly national youth poll shows that the majority of young people report that they get the best information on contraception and STIs from school.

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Bill O’Reilly’s “Best Friends”

Bill O’Reilly gives a D.C.-based abstinence-only advocate a platform to spout false talking points about sexuality education.

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Addressing Sexual Violence through Sexuality Education

Parents and teachers need to have lots of difficult conversations about sex with their teens, where the “right” answer isn’t clear.

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State Trends: Abortion, Personhood, Sex Ed and STIs

With the legislative year well underway, laws to establish fetal personhood, mandating medically accurate sex ed, and treating partners for STIs are on the move.

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New SIECUS State Profiles Document National Shift in Sex Education

SIECUS research this year shows that there are now seven states that are completely free of any federal abstinence-only-until-marriage money.

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