|SIECUS Statement on Temporary Title V Extension
|Statement by William Smith, vice president of public policy for the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congress passed a three month extension of the Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage program. This regrettable extension comes just months after the federal government’s own evaluation found this program ...|
|SIECUS Applauds New York's Refusal of Title V Funding
|New York, NY – Yesterday, State Health Commissioner Dr. Richard F. Daines announced that New York will reject Title V federal funding for abstinence-only programs for the coming fiscal year. New York joins several other states that have already made decisions to refuse Title V funds.
“Governor Spitzer’s decision to end ...|
|Heritage Keepers Failing South Carolina Youth with Abstinence-Only Programs
|New York, NY – A study released last week by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. conducted for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows once again that abstinence-only-until-marriage programs—no matter how intensive—are not effective. Students who attended a basic abstinence-only-until-marriage course and met weekly throughout the year to reinforce ...|