Legislation Against Optimal Health for Youth

February 5, 2019

There is a strategic push underway to normalize teen sex and advance “sexual rights” of youth even if that notion opposes family and community values. Demonstrating this strategy, several concerning bills have been introduced or are currently under debate in legislatures across the country. These bills are pushing for radical...

Do We Really Care about the STD Epidemic Among Youth?

November 15, 2018

For the fourth year in a row infection rates for gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia have all risen. According to the CDC, gonorrhea rates have increased by 67 percent, and syphilis by 76 percent! Chlamydia remains the most common STD, with infections at more than 1.7 million cases, rising from 1.6 the year before. These...

Teen Sex is Always About More Than Sex

April 26, 2018

From our Executive Director, Mary Anne Mosack:   Like a breath of fresh air introduced into a long enclosed space, a new funding opportunity has been released from the Office of Adolescent Health(OAH) bringing into view a more balanced approach to sex education. The new Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) funding...


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The Weekly Update: February 7, 2019

February 8, 2019

Legislation Against Optimal Health for Youth In several states across the country, there is a strategic push underway to normalize teen sex and advance "sexual rights" of youth. Through proposed legislation, in states such as California, Colorado, and Washington, a small but vocal minority, guided by ideology, is mandating radical...

The Weekly Update: January 24, 2019

January 24, 2019

Why do we put the Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) message in the context of marriage? The real question is:  Why wouldn’t you put any discussion of sexual intimacy in the context of marriage if you are committed to giving young people the information that affords the best advantage for achieving optimal health and...

The Weekly Update: January 10, 2019

January 11, 2019

Show Your Support for Optimal Health Teen HealthThe US Department of Health and Human Services Healthy People program is seeking public comment on Healthy People 2030 objectives. Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year objectives for improving the health of all Americans. The deadline to submit a comment is January 17, 2019. Join...


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