Abstinence Only

"Everyone should be abstinent or whatever but it's not realistic at all."
--Bristol Palin, unwed teen pregnant daughter of Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
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Kim, Christine C., and Robert Rector. "Abstinence Education: Assessing the Evidence." 22 Apr. 2008. Heritage Foundation. Oct. 2008 .

Kirby, PH.D., Douglas. "Emerging Answers 2007: Research Findings on the programs to Reduce Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases." Nov. 2007. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Oct. 2008 .

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Luker, Kristin. When Sex Goes to School: Warring Views on Sex--and Sex Education--since the Sixties. Boston: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, 2006.

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"No More Money for Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs." 2005. SIECUS. Oct. 2008 .

Pardue, Melissa G., Robert Rector, and Shannan Martin. "Government Spends $12 on Safe Sex and Contraceptives for Every $1 Spent on Abstinence." The Heritage Foundation. 14 Jan. 2004. Oct. 2008 .

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