Each year there are many unwanted babies born, or even worse aborted in this country. Many which are born to young people with little or no education about condom use and sex. With a little education about condom use and safe sex many of these unnecessary pregnancies could be prevented. Many parents do not educate their children about sex; therefore the burden usually falls on the schools. Condoms should definitely be readily available in the school system, along with a Sex Education program that includes how and why to use condoms properly.
Some of us have the memory of the day your mom or dad finally had that embarrassing conversation of the “birds and the bees.”Trying your hardest to pay attention to the subject at hand; but the constant thoughts of the word sex and your parent being in the same room are surely distracting. You may have not known it at the time, but you were truly lucky if your parents manned though the embarrassment and actually discussed the matter with you. Unfortunately, many kids do not get this awkward, but valuable conversation about sex. So if sex is not discussed at home, where are we to learn? The answer is; from our just as stupid friends who did not have a clue either! Thank goodness for Sex Education in schools.
Sex Education programs in the public school system is a vital tool for young people. The programs in the past primarily taught to abstain from sex, teaching students that sex is only ok when you are married. What good is a Sex Education class, if you can’t talk about the actual act itself and how to do it safely? A waste of time and a waste of tax payer dollars that’s what it is. Abstinence should be included in the programs, but the main thing these kids need to be learning about is proper use of condoms and disease prevention. Education regarding pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases should surely be the most important subjects that should be covered. In a perfect world everyone would waits till marriage to have sex. This is so not a perfect world. It makes more sense to educate them about condom and sex, rather than childbirth and infants.
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