Abstinence

Abstinence

Those who advocate abstinence for preventing pregancy and sexually transmitted disease are lobbying for parity in federal funding with other approaches to family planning and sexual and reproductive health. A panel talks about the politics...

Those who advocate abstinence for preventing pregancy and sexually transmitted disease are lobbying for parity in federal funding with other approaches to family planning and sexual and reproductive health. A panel talks about the politics and public health issues at stake in this debate.

Guests

Shephard Smith

of the Institute for Youth Development

Sarah Brown

director of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Leslee Unruh

of Abstinence Clearinghouse

Gloria Feldt

of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

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