Should Congress continue to fund abstinence-only sex education? | The Tylt
Since 1982, Congress has spent $2 billion on abstinence only until marriage (AOUM) programs that many argue are ineffective and unethical. Studies have found abstinence-based curricula reinforce gender stereotypes and increase the risk of teen pregnancy. But defenders of AOUM programs argue abstinence is the "only certain way to avoid unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases." What do you think? 👫
Should Congress continue to fund abstinence-only sex education?
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