Persuasive Essay On Sex Education

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Over the years, teenagers have been pushed to partake in adult behavior due to the sexual nature of the American culture, which is exacerbated by social media, television, and movies. In the media safe sex is not portarted. To combat this, sex education is taught in schools with the goal of teaching students accurate information about the sexual anatomy and activity, how to have safe sex, in addition to teaching all of the options teenagers have if they get pregnant without the input of religious or political views. However, some parents opposed sex education because they believe it promotes sexual activity. In reality, young adults will take part in sexual behavior despite their parents wishes; it is sex education that pushes teenagers to take safety precautions. Also, some parent’s religious views lead them to want to protect their child or children from “socially unacceptable” behavior such as having an abortion. Abortions is an option for women if they get pregnant and determine they can not have the child. There is a stigma around abortions that they are morally wrong, which has manifested through politics. It has separated the country into two sides, pro-choice and pro-life. The pro-choice party believes women should have the freedom to choose if they want an abortion. On the other hand, the pro-life party believes life begins at conception, therefore abortion is killing and should not occur. Although abortions are highly controversial, teenagers should be able to

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