December 6, 2009

BUSH (SEARCH)LIGHT:

Reid Says Yes to Abstinence (Shawn Zeller, 12/06/09, CQ)

Just when it appeared that Congress was about to erase one of the social-conservative legacies of the George W. Bush administration — abstinence-only sex education programs — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is trying to bring it back.

Even though House and Senate appropriators voted four months ago to eliminate all spending on the programs, which according to most research do not keep teens from having sex or reduce teen pregnancies, the Nevada Democrat included a provision in the Senate health care bill that would restore some of the money.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at December 6, 2009 4:12 PM
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