• A poll released Aug. 3, 2005, by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press found that 78 percent of Americans favor allowing public schools to provide students with birth control information while 76 percent believe schools should teach teenagers to abstain from sex until marriage. Solid majorities in every major religious group said schools should be allowed to provide students with information on birth control methods, but 30 percent of white evangelical Protestants were opposed. Among 18- to 24-year-olds, 83 percent said schools should offer birth control information and 75 percent said schools should teach teenagers to abstain from sex until marriage.
|Categories||Abortion & birth control, Gender & sexuality, Health care, Law & courts, Medical ethics, Science & health|
|Locations||United States of America|