Education

Abstinence Education

By Anthony Rebora — April 03, 2008 1 min read

Darren at Right on the Left Coast: Views From a Conservative Teacher argues that schools hold a double standard when it comes to teaching about alcohol versus sex:

Regarding alcohol, in our schools we we teach the equivalent of abstinence. Alcohol is bad and is to be avoided at all costs. Why do we teach abstinence for alcohol, but, often in the very same health course, teach not sexual abstinence but so-called safe sex?

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