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Resource ID: #18359
Subject: Children
Source: Spin Magazine
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Spin examines the health risks related to the new teenagers' vogue - abstinence until marriage - inspired by chaste celebrities. The story finds that abstinence-only education is a contradiction in terms. It points to statistics showing that "pledge-takers were less likely to use contraception during their first time - the probable result of not being educated enough about health risks and not planning for the encounter. "A promise made is not always a promise kept," Spin points out.

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