Talking Points

by Dan Quinn

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“People want to marry a virgin, just like they want a virgin toothbrush or stick of gum.”

— From an abstinence-only sex ed program used in the Canyon Independent School District in the Texas Panhandle, comparing non-virgins to used toothbrushes and chewed gum. One upset parent explains: “There is a difference between teaching children about the real consequences of any sexual encounter and teaching them that they become less valuable because they chose to have sex before marriage.”

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