The Content of Federally Funded Abstinence-Only Education Programs

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The Special Investigations Division of the House Committee on Government Reform conducted an investigation into the details of the Bush Administration's support for "abstinence-only" sexual education programs. The report evaluated the teachings of the most popular abstinence-only education programs. The investigation found that the programs spread misinformation about contraceptives, abortion, and science.
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House Committee on Government Reform, hearing on "Domestic Abstinence-Only Programs: Assessing the Evidence," 110th Cong., H.Hrg. 110-115, (2008, April 23)
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