Gordon Hintz, a Democrat who sits on the committee that will take up the repeal bill on Wednesday. His bid for governor was strongly backed by anti-abortion groups in the state. More disturbingly, the rate of sexually transmitted infections has shot up rapidly.
But, as now worded, it would require that parents be notified if their kids are not receiving any sex ed instruction. Comprehensive sex education teaches about abstinence as well as birth control, contraception and safe sex practices.
Another common claim made by those who support abstinence-only sexual education for teenagers is that such programs directly reflect American values. The courses also would have to discuss parental responsibility and the socioeconomic benefits of marriage and explain pregnancy, prenatal development and childbirth.
In addition to the District of Columbia, 18 states require that information on contraception be provided when sex education is taught:. No matter what side of the debate you happen to be, there is common ground in the fact that teen pregnancy rates are so low.
Five of the states listed above also rank among the top 12 states with the highest teenage birth ratesand four rank in the top 6 ranking indicated in parentheses :. Public health experts pro abstinence only sex education in Milwaukee the number to grow as more people get tested and pro abstinence only sex education in Milwaukee identified as part of this cluster.
Wisconsin is facing a jobs crisis. Inwith United Way leading the charge, Milwaukee Public Schools MPS became a partner in a community-wide effort to launch a multi-pronged program to reduce teen pregnancy.
Nearly 40 percent of them said that they had not used a condom the last time they had sex.
Scott Walker took office. The measure would require public school teachers to instruct that abstaining from sex is the only reliable way to prevent pregnancy. But Rhonda Thompson, a Middleton mom of five and community relations director at Care Net Pregnancy Center of Dane County, says the law would limit parents' ability to know what is being taught.