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Should teenagers be given free condoms?

Should teenagers be given free condoms?

  • Of course! They need to have sex safely

    Votes: 47 50.5%
  • No, it only encourages them

    Votes: 23 24.7%
  • Other(Please elaborate)

    Votes: 23 24.7%

  • Total voters
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I don't see why not. I mean, the stats show that teens are gonna have sex anyway, so we might as well make sure they have protected sex.
 

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Nothing of value should be free. Let them use their allowance.
 

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Why limit it to teenagers? If the government's got money to burn, let it rain condoms on everyone.
 

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Why should they be free? If you don't have the money to buy condoms, you don't have the money to raise a child.
 

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Yes. And birth control. And Plan B.
 

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I don't see why not. I mean, the stats show that teens are gonna have sex anyway, so we might as well make sure they have protected sex.
There was a time when parents were expected to outfit their children with all the necessities of life as they send them out the door each day.
 

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I'd rather give them condoms, then to have them be raising babies before high school graduation.
 

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If you want to cut down on teen pregnancies, by all means distribute free condoms. Just make sure Nancy Pelosi personally delivers them and gives each aspiring couple a first hand tutorial on how to use them. Ipso-facto, no more teen pregnancies.
 

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Yes but the free condoms should be in the girl's bathroom, not the boys'.
 

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Just tuck one in their lunch pail, eh? :lol:
Perhaps make them edible, and one of the major food groups, and then you kill two birds, so to speak - either eat em, or use em, but probably not both.
 

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Perhaps make them edible, and one of the major food groups, and then you kill two birds, so to speak - either eat em, or use em, but probably not both.
:lamo I almost tipped my chair over on that one.....
 

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There was a time when parents were expected to outfit their children with all the necessities of life as they send them out the door each day.
And also to teach their children proper moral values and common sense.

How sad that government-issued “free” condoms are now seen as an acceptable substitute for all this.
 

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I don't see why not. I mean, the stats show that teens are gonna have sex anyway, so we might as well make sure they have protected sex.
Why should taxpayers pay for it?? We can promote the ideals of safe sex without making it easy for them to do it. Perhaps less would do it in worries that they might get caught buying condoms or that they might get pregnant.
 

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And also to teach their children proper moral values and common sense.

How sad that government-issued “free” condoms are now seen as an acceptable substitute for all this.
Unfortunately, most parents were simply saying "No!" when the kids wanted "Yes," or at least "maybe." Failing to talk to kids realistically is what led to this.
 
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And also to teach their children proper moral values and common sense.

How sad that government-issued “free” condoms are now seen as an acceptable substitute for all this.
not a substitute but rather a precaution if the teaching part falls short ...
 

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No. In this nation we are supposed to have equal treatment under the law. To give some free, that which others are expected to pay for, violates that principle. Teenagers, like all other U.S. citzens (and residents), have wants and needs that they are expected to fulfill without gov't aid. Once we cross into the progressive utopia in which all wants and needs are "rights", by virtue of simply asking the gov't for help, only then would the answer become yes. To issue SPAM (Supplemental Prophylactic Assistance Mandate) cards to all of our nation's "needy" youth is simply another dreamy (progressive?) gov't program that is low on the priority list of a financially strapped federal gov't - but perhaps this will become an added PPACA mandate, none the less. ;)
 

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the government should give them a true education........

they shouldnt be encouraged to have sex when they are just 13 14

it is not goverment's business.
 
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