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Old 04-21-2018, 04:44 AM
adaher is offline
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Originally Posted by The Tooth View Post
I didn't say crazy, I said stupid. Do you think having sex a bit later will endow kids with any sort of knowledge about STD's and all the other things they would learn from a real sex ed class like the one the GOP are kiboshing because sex is icky? Kids won't just be getting a bad education because of right-wing idiots, they won't be getting a good one.
They teach about STDs and pregnancy in abstinence only classes. How do you think they scare kids to abstain? By telling them that the only way to be sure of avoiding pregnancy or disease is to abstain.

In practice, I'm not even sure what the difference is between abstinence education and regular sex ed, other than the advocacy that abstinence education involves.