Students Take Countercultural Stand, Choose Sexual Purity

In the lead up to Valentine’s Day, students around the world are making a stand against the cultural message that encourages sexual promiscuity and promoting their choice of purity.

Young people are observing the seventh annual Day of Purity on Friday by rebelling against popular culture and educating the public about the dangers of promiscuous behavior.

“The heartache surrounding the tragedy of sexual promiscuity demands that we offer clear moral guidance and encouragement for our youth to stay sexually pure until marriage,” Amber Haskew, coordinator for the Day of Purity, said in a statement. “The consequences of sexually transmitted diseases in our nation’s youth are devastating, and abstinence is the only effective action.”

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