The following is an article re-posted from the National Review website published June 12 2017 and is by Michael J New.
While the article references to the US situation, New Zealand authorities should well take note. Social Engineering in our High Schools is a major problem in New Zealand and our kids are being exposed to very unhealthy ideas in our sex education programmes which are being co-written with organisations such as Rainbow youth and Family Planning. Typical statements from Family Planning in our school sex education programme include “how to tell if they are ready to have sex”. See the end of this page for resources on this issue.
The National Review article reads….
A new study shows that cutting them actually reduces pregnancies and abortions among teens. The pro-life movement receives a significant amount of criticism from pundits and commentators for not being more supportive of contraception and sex-education programs. Most pro-lifers respond by saying that any gains in contraception use will likely be offset by increases in sexual activity. This will actually result in both more unintended pregnancies and more abortions.
A strong body of empirical evidence bolsters these arguments. For instance, last week the Journal of Health Economics published a study by British academics David Paton and Liam Wright. It found that recent budget cuts in Great Britain’s sex-education program were correlated with statistically significant reductions in both the teen-pregnancy rate and the teen abortion rate. [Read more…]