It seems that teenagers are ignoring the sacred vows of chastity. Who'da thunkit?
The U.S. government spends more than $200 million annually on abstinence-promotion programs, including virginity pledges.
The approach does not work too well.
A new study of a federal survey taken in the 1990s finds that teens who took virginity pledges are just as likely as other teens to have sex before marriage. Importantly, when the pledgers broke their vows they were less likely to use birth control, including condoms.
Basic Biology and raging hormones: + 1
Dimshit Statist Morality Police: 0