Ohio has spent $455,000 in taxpayer money to teach abstinence-until-marriage-only sex ed to students in middle school and high school. Dr. Scott Frank, a leading public health researcher at Case Western Reserve University decided to check out exactly what the kids were learning. Here’s the sex-ed information a half-million dollars bought for Ohio teens:
HIV can be transmitted through “tears and open-mouth kissing.”
Contraceptives are to blame for mental health problems in teens.
Taking the pill will increase a girl’s future chances of infertility.
Students should just “follow God’s plan for purity.”
Keeping kids in the dark or filling their heads with misinformation about contraception doesn’t keep hormonally charged teens from having sex. It just makes it less likely they’ll have safe sex.