I'm also just wondering whether abstinence only sex education should be pushed at all if abortions are considered wrong.
Sex is a human drive, and statistically condoms and the birth control pill are very effective in preventing unwanted pregnancies.
Abstinence only sex education fails more than half the time before marriage, and it it is more likely to result in the non-use of contraception and an
So let's drop the idea that masturbation or sex is bad, and that a kind of masochistic restraint and denial is always good.
Let's educate people on condoms and contraceptives more.
Yes they have a tiny failure rate (condoms are certainly not porous however, as some dogmatic fanatics have invented) and then we'll have less
Has the religious right ever considered that?
So religious people, if you think abortions are wrong then maybe look at the studies on the sex education that's pushed on so many people because of
sheer idiocy - your theories on sex are the cause of at least a percentage of those totally avoidable abortions.
All those conservative critics, including the Vatican and holy-moly US politicians are causing abortions.
No, not rap or rock music or Satan, or doctors, or science, or TV - You religious nuts killed those fetuses!
Well that's something to debate, but it's one pretty sustainable view on the matter:
However, 37 states currently mandate that all sex education include information on abstinence, 26 of whom insist that abstinence be taught as the
main method of pregnancy prevention. Studies have indicated that abstinence-only programs may end up deterring contraceptive use among teens who do
have sex, whereas teenagers who have been taught a comprehensive sex ed curriculum are “60 percent less likely” to become pregnant or get someone
Raw Story (s.tt...)
Oh boy, is God gonna hate those abstinence only people on Judgement Day!
edit on 2-8-2012 by halfoldman because: (no reason given)