Fandom

Fix PA

Abstinence

4,289pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Abstinence-only programsEdit

Some claim that federally funded absitinence-only programs provide questionable medical information. The progams are not accurate.

Abstinence-only programs is slated to receive $168 million in federal funding in 2006. Many of these programs use taxpayer dollars to disseminate gravely inaccurate medical information.

A report prepared for Rep. Henry A. Waxman paints a disturbing picture of federally funded abstinence-only programs, finding commonly-used curricula rife with scientific inaccuracies, factual errors, and troubling biases. The report found that curricula used by over two-thirds of federally funded community-based abstinence grantees "contain false, misleading or distorted information about reproductive health."

Shovel-logo3Edit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.