Monday, June 30, 2008

Media Silent on Far-Left Anti-Abstinence Alliance

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood are teaming up to take down federally funded abstinence education.
By Kristen Fyfe
Culture and Media Institute
June 30, 2008

It’s no secret that Planned Parenthood wants the federal government to stop funding abstinence-only education programs, but did you know the ACLU is working with them hand in hand?

The abstinence-themed headlines making the news recently are like the one from an Associated Press story that ran last week in The Washington Times, “States abandon Bush funding for sex education.” The article reports that 17 states, for various reasons, now have refused federal grant monies for abstinence education. For some the grant comes with too many restrictions on what can be taught. For others the fact that the grant program comes up for renewal annually and there is no guarantee it will pass. Still other states cannot come up with the matching funds required. the rest


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