Good luck with that.
Up in the Frozen North, Republican Gov. Sarah Palin is a supporter of abstinence education. Press reports note that the Anchorage schools teach an abstinence program.
The problem, of course, is that abstinence education doesn't seem to work.
Evidence for its ineffectiveness can be found in the person of Bristol Palin, the governor's then-pregnant 17-year-old daughter. (She's 18 now and has a healthy baby boy.) In an interview with Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren, Bristol spiked the whole notion of abstinence:
VAN SUSTEREN: I don’t want to pry to personally, but I mean, actually, contraception is an issue here. Is that something that you were just lazy about or not interested, or do you have a philosophical or religious opposition to it or…
BRISTOL: No. I don’t want to get into detail about that. But I think abstinence is, like — like, the — I don’t know how to put it — like, the main — everyone should be abstinent or whatever, but it’s not realistic at all.