Effective sex ed | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Effective sex ed

Posted By on Wed, Nov 7, 2007 at 3:32 PM

For more evidence that abstinence-only sex education not only doesn't work, it's dangerous:  Read here. And also here.

Thirteen states have now rejected federal funding for abstinence-only programs, Planned Parenthood says. In 2006, Arkansas accepted $2 million for these programs. It is a waste. The programs prevent teaching of useful information about birth control and health-saving information about transmission of disease. Arkansas is 10th in the nation in teen pregnancies.

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