United States: Maine refuses federal sex-ed funding

Verma, Priya; Hafiz, Amina; Douglas, Carol Anne; Pleatman, Rachel; Harris, Jennifer Chapin
September 2005
Off Our Backs;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 35 Issue 9/10, p8
The article reports on the refusal of Maine Governor John Baldacci, a Democrat, on federal funds for an abstinence-only sex education program because federal guidelines prohibit the money from being used to teach safe-sex practices. Maine is the third state in the country to refuse the federal funding.


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