Surprised?

I’m not. After producing a documentary on teen pregnancy here in Arkansas some dozen years ago, I became pretty well convinced that it was going to take more than just saying “no” to realistically improve the problematic situation. Striking evidence of that comes from Florida tonight.

Abstinence education in FL leads teens to think smoking pot will prevent pregnancy.

The state of Florida has a strict policy of abstinence-only sex education. A recent survey, however, shows that this program may be failing, leading teens to believe dangerous myths about pregnancy and and sexually-transmitted diseases: “A recent survey that found some Florida teens believe drinking a cap of bleach will prevent HIV and a shot […]

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