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.

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  • Sarah Brown CEO of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and three-time hip replacement patient.
  • Leslee Unruh of Abstinence Clearinghouse
  • Gloria Feldt of Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Shephard Smith of the Institute for Youth Development

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