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Obama’s budget eliminates funding for abstinence education programs.

By Satyam Khanna  

"Obama’s budget eliminates funding for abstinence education programs."

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Keeping with a campaign pledge “not continue to fund abstinence-only programs,” President Obama’s 2010 budget — further details of which were released today — cuts funding for “Community-Based Abstinence Education” and several other abstinence-education programs (p. 491):

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Indeed, abstinence programs have been shown time and again to be unsuccessful in preventing teen pregnancies. (HT: Ben Smith)

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