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Opinion: Abstinence is (not) the solution

Opinion: Abstinence is (not) the solution

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

For centuries, humans have searched for a solution to unwanted pregnancies. From coitus interruptus to condoms to the infamous Pill, nothing has worked better than good old-fashioned abstinence. According to Planned Parenthood, there are 18 forms of birth control. Abstinence, the practice of not having sex, is the only form listed as 100 percent effecti...

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