May 4, 2002


Aids fear as Bush blocks sex lessons : US undermines global declaration (Gaby Hinsliff, May 5, 2002, The Observer)
President George W. Bush is blocking an international drive to provide teenage sex education because of his belief in chastity before marriage. Health experts say this could fatally undermine the battle against Aids.

Bush has poured millions of dollars into 'true love waits'-style programmes in America, which teach that abstinence out of wedlock is the best way to avoid underage pregnancy.

You can read the whole rest of the article, and you know what? You never get to the part where the experts outline a better method than abstinence to avoid pregnancy. What a gyp... Posted by Orrin Judd at May 4, 2002 9:55 PM
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