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Questions - Sex Ed and Morning After Pill - September 28-29, 2012

58% Oppose Schools Giving Morning-After Pills to Students
56% Say Schools Should Teach Both Sex Ed and Abstinence


National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 28-29, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Generally speaking, on the issue of abortion, do you consider yourself pro-choice or pro-life?

2* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the New York City schools?

3* Some New York City schools are now dispensing morning-after birth control pills to girls as young as 14. Do you agree or disagree with the city’s decision to have the schools dispense these birth control pills?

Many schools around the country already provide regular birth control pills and condoms to students. Do you favor or oppose school systems making birth control pills and condoms available to students?

5* Should approval from a parent or guardian be required before the schools dispense birth control pills to students?

Who should be responsible for teaching children about birth control?

7* Which should schools teach…sex education or abstinence education or should they teach both?

8* How effective are abstinence-only programs in preventing teen pregnancy?

9* Do movies, TV and other parts of the popular culture encourage sexual activity among young people?

 NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.