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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Abstinence Education Advocates Continue Bashing Johns Hopkins Virginity Study

by Steven Ertelt Editor
January 6, 2009

Washington, DC ( -- Abstinence education advocates continue bashing a new study out of Johns Hopkins University that claims the abstinence pledges teens sign to refrain from sex until they're married are ineffective. The study contended teens signing such pledges are likely to engage in premarital sex and more likely not to use birth control.

The JHU study's results appeared to conflict with research showing clear results in the other direction -- that teens are more likely to wait to have sex and aren't less likely to use contraception when they do...

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