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Let's Talk About Sex, Responsibly

s230 Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 2:54 PM
It's going to happen anyway? ???? Are you for real??? An informed teen with parental guidance and open discussions and expectations from their parents is so much better prepared to avoid and not participate. We need to teach our girls that the effects of the promiscuity remain with them and that the boys walk away!!! It will be their consequence to address whether it is a disease or a baby. Tell this to our girls and they are a lot less likely to participate. Parents wake up and PARENT!

Have you heard about the holiday gift some American girls could be getting? Emergency contraception!

During Thanksgiving week the American Academy of Pediatrics announced their recommendation that "morning- after" prescriptions be issued to adolescent girls in advance of need, as a matter of routine.

"There's no good reason" to disagree with the recommendation, the San Francisco Chronicle asserts. But there are actually plenty of them.

Besides being deeply insulting to the dignity of adolescents, this approach exposes the reality that when we talk about sex, we all too often put good health and sense aside. "Women's health" routinely assumes promiscuity, whatever the age, despite...