Really. A doctor said that. An obstetrician, in a
presentation entitled href="http://www.abstinence.net/pdf/contentmgmt/EricKeroackPresentation2003.pdf">The
Neuroendocrine and Biochemical Basics of Human Sexuality: The Results
of Non-Marital Sexual Activity. [Note: the link
goes to a 7MB PDF.]
The author, Eric J. Keroack, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., gave the presentation on
June 27, 2003, for the National Abstinence Clearinghouse 2003
…the Bush Administration came under fire for
appointing Eric Keroack to head the federal Office of Population
Affairs, which oversees the government’s reproductive health efforts
and has a budget of $283 million. Keroack, an obstetrician and
gynecologist, was previously medical director of a Boston group that
opposes premarital sex, abortion and contraception.
Bush has called the appointment a matter of “principles” and stressed
Keroack’s experience dealing with women and girls in crisis, but
opponents of the appointment say it is putting ideology before science
– and women’s health…
I won’t belabor the point;
are all over it, as is the rest of the reality-based Blogosphere.
are many more, but you get the point)
Opponents of abstinence-only programs often point out the lack of
scientific justification for the programs. Keroack counters
by spouting nonsense that sounds scientific.
But germ warfare? That’s just plain idiotic.