Responses - Advocacy / Dating / Instruction & Teaching Abstinence

President Bush

He wants a 33% increase in the budget for Abstinence Until Marriage (AUM) programs. “Abstinence is the surest way, and the only completely effective way, to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted disease. When our children face a choice between self-restraint and self-destruction, government should not be neutral.” – President G.W. Bush, while detailing his welfare reform plan, 2001