Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Govt Sex Ed: More Flim Flam from Team Obama

It's yet another example of the Obama administration taking Americans' money to then give them government programs they neither need or want. And, oh yes, trying to keep the whole thing hidden from view.

Oh, Prunella; are these not the greasiest scalawags that ever slithered into Washington!

In this particular case, Team Obama was trying to keep the lid on an HHS study about sex education programs that revealed the administration (ever beholden to the radical agenda of the Planned Parenthood/LGBT crowd) was arrogantly ignoring the values of 70% of the nation's parents.

America wants abstinence-based sex ed programs because 1) they better reflect their values and 2) they work! But since when does the Obama administration care about either public opinion or efficiency? Therefore, when their own study shows them at such dramatic odds with the public, the administration tosses the study in the back of a drawer and goes about its business to remake America in its own image.

Except this time they got caught. But did they get caught too late?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reluctantly bowed to public pressure on Monday and released a pivotal abstinence study with results that fly in the face of the Obama administration’s policy of “zeroing out” all abstinence-education funding.

CitizenLink and pro-family organizations alerted people Wednesday that the administration had refused to release the study. The HHS website was shut down on Friday, due to the overwhelming response. On Monday, the study was posted online.

The taxpayer-funded research, “The National Survey of Adolescents and Their Parents,” comes as critical funding for abstinence programs is set to end Sept. 30.

The U.S. Congress and the administration canceled all abstinence-centered program grants for the FY2010 budget, putting at risk more than 2 million students who are expected to attend 176 abstinence programs this fall...

Read more here.