Our friends at HypeVocal have an interesting article up about how we've been pissing away money on abstinence education -- and how it's actually increased teen pregnancy, STD's and abortions. We've dumped 1.5 billion $$$ over the last 15 years at abstinence only sex education -- which, much like the Dare Program, doesn't seem to work -- AT ALL.
A new bill, Repealing Ineffective and Incomplete Abstinence-Only Program Funding Act, seeks to divert $50 Million a year to the Personal Responsibility Education (PREP) program -- “evidence-based, comprehensive sex education programs”.
STORY: Wanna Cut Waste? Let’s Start with Abstinence-Only Education