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James Wagoner

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The Sexual Health "Generation Gap" and the 2012 Elections

(2) Comments | Posted June 10, 2011 | 1:15 PM

The Public Religion Research Institute recently released the largest national public opinion survey ever conducted on abortion and the influence of religion and moral values. The poll zeroed in on the views of Millennial youth (18-29) and discovered that while this generation is slightly more supportive of abortion...
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The Trojan Horse Republican Congress

(83) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 12:22 PM

Well, that didn't take long.

Just 18 days into the new Congressional session, Republicans held a major press conference to introduce the so-called "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." Never mind that there is already no public funding for abortion in this country -- an act of manifest discrimination...

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Obey and Pelosi Fiddle While Rome Burns

(2) Comments | Posted December 6, 2007 | 1:38 PM

New data show the U.S. teen birth rate increasing for the first time in 14 years and new HIV infections 50 percent higher than originally estimated. Meanwhile, the chief Democratic House appropriator, David Obey (D-WI), fights for an historic $141 million for abstinence-only- until-marriage programs. And, worst of all, he's...

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Democrats Abstain From Principles: Fund Bush Anti-Sex Education Programs at Record Level

(54) Comments | Posted November 5, 2007 | 2:57 PM

Late last week, the Democratic controlled Labor HHS Appropriations Conference Committee endorsed a record $141 million dollar budget for community-based abstinence-only-until-marriage programs which prohibit information about condoms and birth control.

The record-level increase, pushed by House Appropriations Chairman David Obey (D-WI), flies in the face of a congressionally mandated...

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