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Merrill School Board Approves Comprehensive Sex Ed

Public schools in Merrill, Wisconsin, have approved a comprehensive sexual education program, in this case called Human Growth and Development.

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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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Roundup: Making Birth Control Available at Bruce Randolph Public School

A Denver school makes borth control available to its students, and parents as far away as Alabama are upset.  Plus, more from the “anti-epidural” legislator

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Soldier Up, Feminists: SP’s in Town

Choice, freedom, and morality in the feminist language wars: If “choice” is problematic, then perhaps a better place to start is “freedom.”

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The C-Word In Sex-Ed

A Catholic high school in Seattle censors a student-written article on religion, sex-ed and Catholicism.

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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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Ohio Court Revamps “Harmful To Minors” Internet Law

“Harmful to minors” becomes more narrowly defined in Ohio, making some who teach about contraception and sexuality rest a little easier.

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When Teenagers Seek Abortion Care the Myths Are Exposed

Abortion is a safe, legal medical procedure, and there is no reason for school health centers not to refer patients to providers if those patients want it.

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The “Hocus Pocus” of Pregnancy and STI Prevention

A new report reveals that young adults are relying on magical thinking and misperceptions about contraception to the detriment of their well-being.

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Toe-To-Toe: A Raw Look at What It’s Like to be a Teen Girl

Toe to Toe, Emily Abt’s independent feminist feature film premiering this week in New York, is one of the most painfully, beautifully accurate looks at being a high school girl I’ve seen in years.

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