Argument: Telling teens to abstain from sex makes them want it more

Issue Report: Abstinence-only vs. comprehensive sex education


“EDITORIAL: Abstinence-only sex ed won’t work.” The Michigan Journal. 9 Sept. 2008 – “Thanks to the Bush regime, abstinence-only programs are the only sex education programs to receive federal funding. Telling a person not to do something only makes them want to do it more, especially when they are exposed to it on a daily basis wherever they turn.”