Study Shows Popularity of Abstinence Education

A new national survey finds overwhelming support for abstinence education among parents in the United States, regardless of race or political affiliation. The survey, commissioned by the National Abstinence Education Foundation, included both Democrats and Republicans, It found that the overwhelming majority of parents in the survey support abstinence education and believe that sexual abstinence is best for their child’s future.

Valerie Huber, president of the NAEF points out “If sex education were on the November ballot, abstinence education would win by a landslide, and not just among Republicans. This survey shows abstinence education is a women’s issue, a Hispanic issue, an African-American issue, a health issue and a common-sense issue with strong support across all demographic lines.