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May 2008
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Abstinence only group gets no bid grant from CDC

LJ-SEC: (ORIGINALLY POSTED BY [info]wyldraven)

An "Institute" of Ideology

In April, the so-called Medical Institute for Sexual Health (MISH) made headlines after the federal government announced that the group would receive a $200,000 grant to establish a sexual health curriculum for medical students. Sexual health experts affiliated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were taken aback.

Why the outrage? Despite what its legitimate-sounding name might suggest, MISH is really nothing more than a thinly veiled ideological interest group that manipulates science to advance its mission.
Follow the link to read the rest of the Planned Parenthood article. For more details on the grant, and MISH in general, see Chastity, M.D. at Slate.

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