Skip to comments.Contrary To Liberal Opinion Abstinence Education Works
Posted on 02/06/2010 9:02:18 PM PST by CaroleL
Surprise (to some)! Abstinence education actually works. According to a new University of Pennsylvania study published in The Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, abstinence only education helps to prevent teen pregnancy even if it does not include a religious message. The study showed that 33 percent of sixth and seventh graders who took an abstinence-only course had sex within two years of the course compared to 52 percent who were taught only "safer sex" and 42 percent who were taught both abstinence and safer sex.
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There are many people, maybe a majority, who will act in their own best interests if they just have the support of a reference group. Many young people defer sexual behavior because they have been told to, and because they see their friends doing likewise. Apparently this is an alien concept to liberals, who are probably not among the aforementioned population.
That this is not common sense just shows how evil this world is. Duh !
Gotta laugh. I guess they thought they couldn't get away with reporting this positively, unless they secured their bonafides by tossing in the prerequisite Bush anathema sit.
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