New Jersey Rejects Federal Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Dollars!

The Star-Ledger reports that yesterday New Jersey rejected federal abstinence-only-until-marriage funding because, “the strings attached to the [federal] money contradict [New Jersey’s] own sex education and AIDS education programs.” Since 1997, New Jersey had received around $800,000 a year from the federal…

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ACLU Mom Helps Stop Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curriculum In DeKalb County, Georgia

It all started with an announcement in the school newsletter. In November 2004, parents at the Shamrock Middle School in DeKalb County, Georgia, were notified of a PTA meeting in January to discuss a new abstinence-only-until-marriage curriculum for eighth graders.…

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ACLU Announces Settlement in Case Against Taxpayer Financing of Religion in Louisiana Abstinence-Only Programs

NEW ORLEANS — The American Civil Liberties Union today announced a settlement with the Louisiana governor’s office in a case challenging the use of taxpayer dollars to fund religious activities in the Governor’s Program on Abstinence. “We are gratified that…

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ACLU Announces Settlement in Challenge to Government-Funded Religion in the Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Program the “Silver Ring Thing”

BOSTON — The American Civil Liberties Union today announced a settlement with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a case challenging federal funding of religious activities in a nationwide abstinence-only-until-marriage program, the Silver Ring Thing. “We are…

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