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The key to healthy high schoolers might be where no one was looking: the bedroom! In last year’s report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), officials made it clear that teaching kids to save sex for marriage might just spare them from a long list of other health risks. Students in grades 9-12 who made positive decisions about sex were just as likely (or more!) to avoid other dangerous behaviors.

That’s great news for parents, who were thrilled with the government’s announcement that more kids were postponing intimacy than ever before. For years, moms and dads of both parties have pushed for a conservative approach to sex ed. Now, with sexually transmitted diseases through the roof, you’d think there wouldn’t be any objections to teaching kids how to protect themselves. Wrong. Liberals, who hate when healthy decision-making gets in the way of sexual promiscuity, are pitching a fit about the House’s decision to spend money on the only approach with 100-percent success rate: abstinence.

The anti-science party is outraged that Republicans would let research, parents, and common sense dictate how they approach sex ed. But fortunately, leaders like the House’s Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) aren’t ruffled. They know that the Championing Healthy Kids Act, which would pump money into state block grants that fund sexual risk avoidance (SRA) programs, is the best decision for America’s young people.

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