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From: The Huffington Post

Does Virginity Really Protect Against Risky Sex Later On?

The Huffington Post:

True Love Waits is a virginity pledge program, probably the largest of its kind. Started by the Southern Baptist Convention in 1993, it now claims more than 2.5 million members, teenagers and young adults who have promised to remain sexually “pure” until marriage. Many other virginity pledge programs have sprouted up since the ’90s, and what’s more, state lawmakers have jumped on the abstinence bandwagon. Thirty four states now require that abstinence be taught or emphasized in the school curricula, while only 15 mandate instruction in contraception.

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