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2/27/12: Teaching Abstinence

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By Doug Fabrizio

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2/27/12: Teaching Abstinence

Salt Lake City, Utah – Last week, the Utah House passed a bill that would implement abstinence-only sex education in schools. Currently teachers aren't allowed to advocate the use of contraception. Under this bill, they would be prohibited from talking about contraception at all - and schools could opt to drop sex-ed entirely from their curriculum. Monday, we're talking to lawmakers and activists on both sides of the debate to ask what this change would mean for Utah teens.

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