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Think Everyone is Doing It? Think Again: Teen Sex Plummets
“Teenagers have sex. Deal with it.” That was a dismissive statement by a blogger in 2012 who taught at Yale University's School of Public Health.
CDC Reports Show Increase in Abstinence
By Leigh Jones, World Magazine
Sexual activity and pregnancy among teens is declining
Two reports recently released by the Centers for Disease Control show teens are embracing abstinence, despite the prevalence of promiscuity portrayed in music, movies and on television.
Abstinence advocates say the new statistics on sexual activity and birth rates among teens are an encouraging sign that young people understand the risks associated with having sex, even though most of them have been taught that taking the right precautions makes it safe. The new numbers also disprove one of the main arguments used by advocates of sex education, …
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