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What's abstinence got to do with it?

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Recently, an article about a sex education program being offered in some Edmonton public schools called Wait! Let’s Talk Sex came across my twitter. The program is a Christian-inspired, abstinence-based program modelled on curricula currently in effect in many parts of the U.S.

My reaction: Wait, let’s talk public education!

Abstinence education in Canada

How is it that abstinence-based sex-ed is being taught to kids in public schools in Canada? 



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