Facts about Abstinence Education

Heritage Foundation

– March 30, 2004.

In April, the Senate will vote on reauthorization of welfare reform. The Senate welfare reform legislation will include the reauthorization of the federal government’s main education program. Despite the overwhelming popularity of education, some groups seek to divert funds away from and into “safe sex” programs. These efforts to redirect funds are usually deceptively labeled as support for ” plus” or “comprehensive sex ed” programs. The following facts are important to understanding any debate about the future of education… READ FULL TEXT