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The Right to Know
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When a government intentionally spreads false or misleading information in a manner that negatively impacts public health, this constitutes a human rights violation.

Abstinence-Only Sex Education: Most sex ed funding in the United States goes to abstinence-only programs, the majority of which discourage condom use and other means of contraception.

Top 10 Reasons to Support Comprehensive Sex Education in Schools: Comprehensive sex education, on the other hand, includes discussion of abstinence as well as condoms, birth control, and other means of preventing unintended pregnancies.
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