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Feds: $100,000 To Teach Teen Girls 'Condom Negotiation'
Washington Examiner ^ | November 29, 2012 at 2:00 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 11/30/2012 4:29:18 PM PST by drewh

The administration is funding a $100,000 study of pregnant and "at-risk" 14-17-year-old girls on probation in Houston, Texas, to determine ways to help them choose safer lifestyles and avoid pregnancy, including better "condom negotiation" tactics.

The National Institutes of Health, part of the Health and Human Services Department, is providing a University of Houston researcher the money because of the lack of study of female teen juveniles in trouble with the law.

The school said the study, "Choices - Teen: A Bundled Risk Reduction Intervention for Juvenile Justice Females," will include 30 at-risk girls, ages 14-17, on intensive probation with the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.

According to the school's release, "Parrish notes one of the big issues for this population of adolescent girls is condom negotiation. They may have a boyfriend who says it isn't 'cool' to use a condom. To prepare the girls for these types of situations, the counselors and pediatricians will teach them how to negotiate condom use with their partner. The intervention also helps empower and motivate girls to make healthier choices regarding their alcohol use, smoking and prevention of unplanned pregnancy."

The goal, said the school, is to determine if intervention programs will help the kids make better life decisions.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


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To: drewh

FedMob fraud, waste and abuse isn’t a crime. It’s Democrat Party policy.


21 posted on 11/30/2012 6:08:35 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: cherry
why don't they spend the money teaching the boys and men how to USE a condom rather than throw another responsibility on women....

THAT is the sum of the women's liberation movement - it liberated men from their responsibility to women. Like it or not, women have wound up responsible for the contraception, for carrying the child (or aborting it), for raising the child by herself and for supporting the family.

22 posted on 11/30/2012 6:14:11 PM PST by PGR88
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To: drewh

For a few millions more, they can resurrect Shatner’s character as the “Condom Negotiator”.


23 posted on 11/30/2012 6:20:54 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Gritty

No need to be outraged at your fellow Americans for creating our society; they are too ignorant to know what they have done.


24 posted on 11/30/2012 6:49:01 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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