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Bishops Issue Warning on Schools' Clinics

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The nation's Roman Catholic bishops are distributing pamphlets addressed to "the youth of our country'' exhorting them to "say 'No' to premarital sexual activity.''

The bishops' brochure is based on a statement they adopted last November in which they opposed school-based health clinics that distribute contraceptives and provide abortion counseling. In the new document, the prelates dispute five "claims'' they say are made by supporters of such clinics:

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