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Abstinence

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MFI Helps Lynn Parents Advocate Against “Free” Contraception in their Schools

by mafamily

Condoms, birth control pills, the birth control shot, and Plan B: These are all the contraception methods that the Lynn public school committee is considering giving out to students for free at school. The committee members are grappling with their district having the 6th highest teen pregnancy rate in the state, so at the Septemeber […]

Sexual Integrity Education

by mafamily

Today’s teens live in a culture of sexual confusion that does not direct them toward healthy relationship choices. Many of them seek love in uncommitted sexual relationships that put them at risk for life altering events such as unmarried pregnancy, disease, emotional devastation and financial insecurity. How do we as Christians help our children acquire […]

Teenagers ‘can be corrupted’ by Hollywood sex scenes

by mafamily

From the UK Telegraph Psychologists concluded that teenagers exposed to more sex on screen in   popular films are likely to have sexual relations with more people and   without using condoms. The study, based on nearly 700 popular films, found that watching love scenes   could “fundamentally influence” a teenager’s personality. The researchers, from Dartmouth College in […]

Olympian is saving herself for marriage

by mafamily

During the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, Lolo Jones clipped a hurdle during a race and was denied her life-long dream of a Gold Medal. However, she is winning another medal each and every day, and that is the one for being pure. The 29-year-old athlete “with looks that kill” is a virgin and is […]

Frank McNamara: On teen sex, ‘practical’ goes awry

by mafamily

Staying on the theme of teen sexuality and education, Frank McNamara, Jr. (former U.S. attorney for Massachusetts) has a fantastic column in today’s Boston Globe on condoms and sexual abstinence. In talking about moves to make condoms even more readily available for free to children as young as 11 (the mayor of Philadelphia offers to […]

More teenagers choosing abstinence

by mafamily

The federal government’s latest survey on sexual behavior in the United States contains evidence that more teenagers are choosing abstinence over sex. In the 15 to 24 age group, 29 percent of females and 27 percent of males report never having sexual contact with another person—higher percentages in both cases than in 2002. “The public’s […]