Day: May 7, 2009

The downside of the Obama budget

He slashed abstinence-only education, which is fantastic, but unfortunately did not strike governmental restrictions on abortion as hoped. The Center for Reproductive Rights has more: The Hyde Amendment bans federal funding for abortion in the Medicaid program except under extremely…

Buh-bye, abstinence-only education

Good news: President Obama has eliminated abstinence-only education funding in his 2010 budget. Joe at Amplify Your Voice writes: Not only are all of the abstinence-only funds eliminated, but $173 million dollars will now be going to teen pregnancy prevention…