TITLE

The end of abstinence-only?

AUTHOR(S)
Melby, Todd
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Contemporary Sexuality;Jul2009, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on U.S. President Barack Obama's policy initiatives in regard to sex education. Particular attention is given to Obama's decision to diminish government funding for education programs that promote sexual abstinence as the only option for preventing teen pregnancies. The attitudes of advocates of comprehensive sexuality education are provided. Bill Albert, spokesman for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, voiced his support for the President's plan.
ACCESSION #
43251615

 

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