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Republican ‘Abstinence-Only’ Crusader’s 17-Year-Old Daughter Is Pregnant

Republican ‘Abstinence-Only’ Crusader’s 17-Year-Old Daughter Is Pregnant

A Republican lawmaker who promoted legislation to teach “abstinence-only” sex education in schools announced that his own unmarried high school-aged daughter has gotten pregnant. Bill Cassidy, a state Senator from Louisiana released a statement to NOLA.com announcing that he was to be a grandfather and expressing his support for his […]

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Creepy Conservative Christian Ritual – Girls Pledging Their Virginity To Their Fathers (IMAGES)

Creepy Conservative Christian Ritual – Girls Pledging Their Virginity To Their Fathers (IMAGES)

Religious extremism now has young girls pledging their virginity to their fathers. Like promise rings or purity pledges ever worked before.

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You’ll Never Guess What The Today Show Is Sensationalizing This Time (VIDEO)

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Rather than advise teens to have safe sex or talk to them about sexting, spy on them and enforce abstinence. Never mind that it doesn’t work.

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Glenn Beck’s Paranoid Fantasy Novel Could Become A Textbook In Ohio

Glenn Beck’s Paranoid Fantasy Novel Could Become A Textbook In Ohio

Springboro Community City School District in Ohio is considering a backdoor for religious fundamentalists to getting their agenda into the public schools.

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Safety First: Illinois Legislature Bans Abstinence-Only Sex Education

Safety First: Illinois Legislature Bans Abstinence-Only Sex Education

This move by Illinois represents a huge step in the right direction when it comes to the health of America’s adolescents and young adults. Sex ed is important.

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High School Principal Threatens Girl For Speaking Out Against Wildly Dishonest Abstinence-Only Presentation

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‘How would you feel if I called your college and told them what bad character you have and what a backstabber you are?’

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New Study Shows That Forced Ultrasounds Do Not Deter Women From Having Abortions

New Study Shows That Forced Ultrasounds Do Not Deter Women From Having Abortions

Conservatives in states across the nation have been pushing laws in the belief that women will change their minds about having an abortion. But do these laws actually work?

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Top 10 Statements Of 2012 That Prove The GOP Just Doesn’t Get Science

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‘If you fight science, you’re going to lose your children, and I believe in telling it the way it was.’

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Rush Limbaugh Freaks Out About ‘Condom Negotiation’ Study

Rush Limbaugh Freaks Out About ‘Condom Negotiation’ Study

‘Maybe what this study ought to do is teach these 14-year-old girls not to have sex. Do you realize how old-fashioned that makes me sound?’

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Maddow Attacks Mississippi Conservatives On Abortion (VIDEO)

Maddow Attacks Mississippi Conservatives On Abortion (VIDEO)

If they expect to keep abortion rates down, this isn’t the way to do it. All this is going to do is hurt women.

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Studies Show Increase In HIV Rates Linked To Abstinence-Only Sexual Education

Studies Show Increase In HIV Rates Linked To Abstinence-Only Sexual Education

Abstinence-only programs pose a serious public health risk.

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Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Defining Kissing And Holding Hands As ‘Gateway Sexual Activity’ Into Law

Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Defining Kissing And Holding Hands As ‘Gateway Sexual Activity’ Into Law

The law is so vague that it could define kissing and holding hands as ‘gateways to sexual activity.’

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Tennessee Bill Defines Kissing And Holding Hands As Gateways To Sexual Activity, Bans Teaching Contraception In Sex Ed

Tennessee Bill Defines Kissing And Holding Hands As Gateways To Sexual Activity, Bans Teaching Contraception In Sex Ed

Tennessee Republicans have gone on a culture war rampage.

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Three Anti-Abortion And Anti-Contraception Bills Into Law

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Three Anti-Abortion And Anti-Contraception Bills Into Law

After killing an Equal Pay law that prevents discrimination against women by employers, Walker signed 49 other bills into law, including three more targeting women.

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Utah Senate Republicans Ban Teaching Of Contraception, Homosexuality, And Pre-Marital Sex

Utah Senate Republicans Ban Teaching Of Contraception, Homosexuality, And Pre-Marital Sex

In February, the Republican dominated Utah House passed a GOP sponsored bill that severely limits what students learn in sex education classes.

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South Carolina GOP To Potential Candidates: No Porn And No Sex Before Marriage

South Carolina GOP To Potential Candidates: No Porn And No Sex Before Marriage

Nothing says ‘serious politics’ like demanding your candidates pass a litmus test by lying through their teeth, and the GOP of Laurens County, SC is very, very serious.

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Utah House Republicans Pass Bill Banning The Teaching Of Contraception In Sex Education Classes

Utah House Republicans Pass Bill Banning The Teaching Of Contraception In Sex Education Classes

Republicans are anti-women, anti-sex, and anti-contraception. And they proved it again in Utah, where the GOP dominated legislature passed a bill which would effectively ban schools from teaching contraception and birth control in sex education courses.

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Conservative Audience Boos Birth Control During Republican Presidential Debate

Conservative Audience Boos Birth Control During Republican Presidential Debate

Republicans across the country are waging war against women’s reproductive rights and GOP voters approve. During the Republican debate in Arizona on Wednesday evening, CNN’s John King brought up birth control, drawing the ire of the audience who booed loudly.

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Rick Perry Gets Heckled, Claims Abstinence Works Despite Being Presented Statistics That Show Otherwise (VIDEO)

A humorous graph on why abstinence only education fails. Image from http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a207/anime_angelchick/graph.jpg

Rick Perry gets heckled by a crowd, after being asked about the failure of his abstinence only sex education program. Rick Perry has had a rough week. He is taking a lot of criticism over comments and is following in the footsteps of most Republicans when it comes to answering questions. And questions about the effectiveness of abstinence are no different.

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