April – Feb 2008: Abstinence

Official Opening of Online Abstinence Resource Directory  Education in Massive US AIDS Program Congressmen Want Planned Parenthood De-Funded Over Web Site Porn Jonas Brothers Wear Purity Rings Living Together: The Myths, Risks, and Answers "One who is unable to live without sex, in the end, becomes a slave" American Idol: Who's the Real Man? NEW! This Should Give Us Pause: Porn Producer Compliments Planned Parenthood and its Website for Teens NEW (sort of)! Study finds 1 in 4 (3.2 Million) US teens has a STD / This is Really OLD News Failure of the Condom Culture The Condom As A "Statement" (Does this make the condom stop STDs any better?) The Cost of Cohabitation NEW! Teen Sex Linked To Regret and Abortions in Adult Life NEW!  Abstinence Supporters Seize the Day! NEW!  Two New Studies: Sexual Integrity Programs Help Reduce Teen Pregnancy NEW! Continued Good News on Teen Pregnancy and Abortion Helping Teens Find Chaste Support — Chased but Chaste!… OFFICIAL OPENING OF ONLINE DIRECTORY OF ABSTINENCE RESOURCES! Contact the Abstinence Clearinghouse at 605.335.3643 or [email protected]     EDUCATION IN MASSIVE US AIDS PROGRAM: PEPFAR program extended and budget tripled to $10 billion annually for next five years. Pro-family forces in the U.S. House of Representatives hammered out an agreement on 27Feb08 to maintain abstinence education programs in a bill to extend President Bush's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has been credited with effectively reducing the rate of HIV transmission in Africa during its five year existence. Programs that prioritize abstinence education have been very successful in Africa, in one case reducing teen pregnancy by 61 percent....

May 2007: Abortion

Poland Defies the European Union Pro-Abortion Groups Promote FOCA in Wake of Supreme Court Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Decision Gonzales v. Carhart – A Step Away From Roe? A New Dawn: Gonzales v. Carhart Begins a New Day in Abortion Law Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Decision Recognizes Trauma of Abortion Mexico City Abortion Vote World Bank & Abortion  Harvard Study on Abortion-Breast Cancer Link Appears Seriously Flawed But Shows that Pregnancy to Term Reduces Risk of Cancer Amnesty International Policy Change Considered Rogersville teen puts face on abortion debate British Study of Hospitals Over 20 Years Finds 1 in 30 Babies Survive Abortion (i.e. "Failed Abortions") American Idol 'Gives Back' to Abortion Groups  Mother's Day Grief…   POLAND DEFIES EU. Host country of the World Congress of Families IV held in Warsaw May 11-13, 2007, threw down the gauntlet in a frontal challenge to the European Union during the pro-family congress which attracted some 3,300 delegates from all over the world. Poland's Minister of Education and Vice Prime Minister and the Speaker of Parliament proclaimed during the congress that Poland has no intention of agreeing to the demands of the European Union (EU) that it follow the regulations established in Brussels and the European Parliament to provide abortion, homosexual rights, same-sex marriage and other attacks on the traditional family demanded by the EU. An EP debate and resolution which was passed last month condemned Poland for being "hateful" and "repulsive" for refusing to permit the promotion of homosexuality in schools (http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2007/apr/07042608.html ) The resolution went so far as to suggest that "homophobic" country's such as Poland would be taken to court. Pro-family leaders were told that the...