The Trump administration scraps funding for comprehensive sex education to focus on pushing abstinence-only programs

The administration tried to cut funding for evidence-based programs — which are proven to increase safer sex and help young people prevent unintended pregnancy — and re-focus of the funding to abstinence-only.

85% of adults support keeping funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Power to Decide

Without cuts, the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program would serve 1.2 million young people by 2020

Slashing funds disproportionately harms sexual violence survivors, LGBTQ teens, youth of color, rural communities and others who face barriers to care.

Julie's story

By eliminating funding for [the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program], we will set progress and families back decades, especially for families in rural communities like mine.

Julie

Washington