Media Distorts Results of Virginity Pledge Study (again)

“Like a Virgin: The Press Take On Teenage Sex”

– The Wall Street Journal (January 6, 2009)

The chain reaction was something out of central casting. A medical journal starts it off by announcing a study comparing teens who take a pledge of virginity until marriage with those who don’t. Lo and behold, when they crunch the numbers, they find not much difference between pledgers and nonpledgers: most do not make it to the marriage bed as virgins.

Like a pack of randy 15-year-old boys, the press dives right in…. READ FULL ARTICLE