Because teachers are giving kids the green light to shower together--and we're not talking after gym here!!!
Well, okay, JK, not really. Don't mean to alarm you.
But that is the scary message the National Abstinence Education Association is giving to parents. The group kicked off an email campaign, which aims to enlist one million people in its fight to throw out comprehensive sex ed programs from public schools in favor of abstinence-based curricula.
Meanwhile, almost all research on sex ed has shown that abstinence education is not effective in lowering rates of pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.
One thing's for sure: NAEA knows how to elicit our emotions. Its video may exaggerate and manipulate some information to get its point across. But with great camera work, some talented actors, and an amusing dialog, it's easy to get caught up in a story and forget about real-life facts.
I even found myself thinking "too much, too much" to the part about teens hiding condoms on their bodies.