The case for maintaining abstinence education funding

Katherine Bradley and Christine Kim, writing at The Heritage Foundation: “Abstinence education equips today’s youth with the knowledge of the positive benefits of delaying sexual activity and decision-making skills to help them achieve their future goals. Before cutting federal funding for abstinence education programs, policymakers should revisit the original argument for supporting abstinence education–reducing rising teen pregnancy and unwed births–and consider all of the evidence that indicates its effectiveness.”