Parents Want Sex Ed to Teach More Topics Than Abstinence

September 27, 2000 by  
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Parents want schools to teach their children about birth control, abortion and sexual orientation but continue to emphasize abstinence, a national report released Tuesday indicates. Brevard licensed psychologist Dr. Vicki Panaccione agrees abstinence is the only way teens are sure to steer clear of pregnancy and diseases, but said it is silly to believe that alone will work. “I think it’s unrealistic... 

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