watch your mailboxes, single twenty-somethings!

Your government-issued chastity belt will soon be in the mail, thanks to the Dept. of Faith-Based Initiatives Dept. of Health and Human Services. You see, the government has decided that abstinence education isn't just for those hoodlum teenagers anymore, it is for people up to age 29 (apparently after you turn 30, you no longer have sex).

The federal government's "no sex without marriage" message isn't just for kids anymore.

Now the government is targeting unmarried adults up to age 29 as part of its abstinence-only programs, which include millions of dollars in federal money that will be available to the states under revised federal grant guidelines for 2007.


Abstinence education programs, which have focused on preteens and teens, teach that abstaining from sex is the only effective or acceptable method to prevent pregnancy or disease. They give no instruction on birth control or safe sex.

The National Center for Health Statistics says well over 90% of adults ages 20-29 have had sexual intercourse.

So "well over 90%" of adults are having sex and the government wants to "educate" them with programs that do not include birth control or safe-sex measures. Now, why would that be?

Wade Horn, assistant secretary for children and families at the Department of Health and Human Services, said the revision is aimed at 19- to 29-year-olds because more unmarried women in that age group are having children.

"The message is 'It's better to wait until you're married to bear or father children,' " Horn said. "The only 100% effective way of getting there is abstinence."

So, because there are "too many unwed mothers" by government thinking, the solution is not to further educate the public on birth control but to say "no sex for you!". Because, as we all know, sex is only for procreation.What utter bullshit. Expensive bullshit too--$50 million dollars worth.

I am vehemently opposed to AO-ed in classrooms, as it just doesn't work. The idea of it being forced upon adults as some sort of moral medication ("for prevention of whores and bastard children!") is just insane.

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