FACT SHEET: What the Research Shows: Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs Don’t Work

There is no conclusive evidence that abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, which teach students to abstain from sex until married and generally only teach about contraceptive failure, reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Moreover, research indicates that many…

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REPORT: Putting Teens At Risk: A Report on Abstinence-Only Programs in North Carolina

ARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina Foundation and American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Foundation Young people need and deserve complete, accurate, and culturally and age-appropriate information about their reproductive health, including abstinence, pregnancy prevention, and sexually transmitted disease (STD) and…

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NARAL and ACLU Say North Carolina Bill is Important First Step to Correct Flawed Sex Ed Law

New NARAL-ACLU Report Exposes Dangers of Inaccurate Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs Used in NC Schools Raleigh, NC — On July 26, 2006, NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina and the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina said the State Senate’s passage of the…

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