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Specter quietly boosts abstinence funding.

By Amanda Terkel on September 18, 2007 at 2:00 pm

"Specter quietly boosts abstinence funding."

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Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) added more than two dozen earmarks for abstinence education to the “Labor and Health and Human Services appropriations measure that passed the panel in June.” His requests totalled more than $1 million. He is the only lawmaker to sponsor such a spending request abstinence education.

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