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Walker Walks All Over Rights of Wisconsin Women

Beyond union busting, Walker now moves to eliminate access to contraception for low-income women and a return to allowing insurance companies to deny coverage for contraceptive supplies.

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(VIDEO): Why Was Abstinence-only Funding Restored?

When the smoke cleared from health reform, we found out that a quarter of a billion dollars had been inserted into the bill ostensibly as a “sweetner” for conservatives.

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(VIDEO) The Ab-Only Sex-Ed Zombie Can Be Killed!

Last summer, the $50 million-a-year federal Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage grant program died a quiet death, only to come back to life, zombie-like, in the healthcare reform bill.

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What Does Perry Want?




Recently, Governor Perry co-signed a letter
with four other governors to Senators Baucus and Grassley, requesting that
Title V abstinence-only until marriage federal funding be reinstated.

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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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Getting Past No: What Happens Once Schools Turn Down Ab-Only?

Rejecting abstinence-only funding is only one part of the movement to educate and empower young people; we also need to pro-actively normalize comprehensive, medically-accurate sexuality education in American schools.

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Now’s Our Chance to Cut Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Ed!

Luckily, Barack Obama’s budget left out Title V funding for
abstinence-only education, and now the right wing is up in arms. And it’s going to the Senate Budget Committee today, so now it’s our turn to speak up.

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Slutty Girls and Stupid Boys: Today’s Abstinence-Only “Education”

One of the common themes you’ll find in abstinence-only curricula is the constant shaming of young women who don’t uphold certain visual standards of chaste and purity.

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Why Isn’t Sen. Coburn Going After THIS Wasteful Spending?

The showdown in the Senate over the remaining Fiscal Year 2009 appropriations has members of the Republican party clamoring to cut spending. So why don’t they go after wasteful abstinence-only earmarks?

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Abstinence-Only Funds Still Alive and Kicking in 09 Budget

Yesterday, Congressional Democrats took a tentative step towards eliminating abstinence-only funding with a $14 million reduction. That still leaves $95 million in taxpayer money thrown down the drain.

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