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NO MORE CONDOMS BUT WHAT ABOUT THE STDS?

Posted by zeakster on January 28, 2009

$335,000,000 FOR STD PREVENTION IN ECONOMIC STIMULUS BILL
Wed Jan 28 2009 09:58:30 ET

Democrats may have eliminated provisions in the “job stimulus” on birth control and sod for the National Mall — but buried on page 147 of the bill is economic stimulation for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases!

The House Democrats’ bill includes $335 million for sexually transmitted disease (STD) education and prevention programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.

In the past, the CDC has used this STD education funding for programs that many Members of Congress find objectionable and arguably unrelated to a mission of economic stimulus [such as funding events called “Booty Call” and “Great Sex” put on by an organization that received $698,000 in government funds.]

“Whether this funding has merit is not the question; the point is it has no business in an economic plan supposedly focused on job creation,” says a stimulated Hill source.

Developing…
DRUDGE REPORT.COM

FULL BILL ON PDF

http://www.rules.house.gov/111/LegText/111_hr1_text.pdf

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