Knowing the Opposition

A number of conservative organizations have promoted abstinence-only-until-marriage programs as part of their mission. Some of these organizations have existed for many years with a broad mission of promoting conservative social values while others were founded for the sole purpose of promoting abstinence-only-until-marriage programs. This section will introduce you to the most prominent national organizations opposed to comprehensive sexuality education as well as those organizations that publish fear-based, abstinence-only-until-marriage curricula and materials.