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Sex Ed Classes Focus on Abstinence

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Sex Ed Classes Focus on Abstinence

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Sex Ed Classes Focus on Abstinence

Sex Ed Classes Focus on Abstinence

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Opposition to sex education in high school has galvanized and politically united conservatives. As a result, approximately one third of sex education classes being offered today teach abstinence only. NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports.

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