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Abstinence-only funding not dead if Congress plays ‘hide the salami’ again

Reproductive health advocates cheered the news Friday that President Barack Obama cut two $100 million abstinence-only sex education programs from the federal budget in lieu of more effective, comprehensive teen pregnancy prevention programs. But the real test of wills comes in the Congressional conference committee on the federal budget where one Democratic member has a penchant for playing "hide the salami" with funding for the controversial chaste-until-marriage program.
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