TITLE

What to Tell the Children

AUTHOR(S)
Mindus, Daniel
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
National Review;9/11/2000, Vol. 52 Issue 17, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the issue of sex education in the U.S. The guiding principle of sex education in a number of schools in the U.S. is abstinence before marriage. The government provided funds for sex education highlighting abstinence through the 1996 welfare-reform bill. Abstinence-only education prohibits the teaching of contraception. However, the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States complained against this kind of sex education. According to them, sexual innocence means sexual ignorance that results in teenage pregnancy or acquisition of sexually transmitted diseases.
ACCESSION #
3499804

 

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