Now, obviously, if billions of dollars of federal money and years of abstinence only education have had little effect on the sexual activities of teens (except of course to make them less likely to use condoms), then a slogan on a pair of sweatpants is probably not going to start an abstinence revolution. So why do I (and many others) have a problem with them? Well, funny you should ask…The description on KMART's site:
First, the product description, with its repeated references to “she” rather than “you”, makes it clear that the young woman who wears the pants is probably not the person buying the pants. No, the purchaser is probably dear old mom and dad, who just want to remind their daughter that her true value is not in her heart or her mind, her sense of humor or her compassion, but between her legs.
Whether she is lounging around the house, going to practice, or doing her chores. These soft athletic style crop pants will keep her comfy. Perfect for wearing with her favorite sweatshirt or tee. These athletic pants boldly proclaim just where she stands by pointing out that "True Love Waits" in a large screen print on the front and back of these pants.BOLDLY proclaim just where she stands! ARGH!
* Drawstring waist
* Bold abstinence screen print
* Elastic cuffs. Cotton/Polyester blend
* Machine washable
Instead of say teaching responsible sex education, just dress your daughters in these pants with "TRUE LOVE WAITS" on the ass for all the boys to see. DOUBLE ARGHH!