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Senate bill requires sex education focus on abstinence, marriage


A bill that would require schools in Wisconsin to promote abstinence and marriage in sexual education classes has passed in the Senate, the Northwestern reported. The bill, which passed 17-15 along party lines, wouldn’t bar lessons on contraception, but mandates that curricula highlight abstinence as the only reliable way to avoid pregnancies and STD’s. The Republican-backed motion comes after Democrats passed a bill last year which regulated that sex ed lessons touch on all forms of contraception…

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