It's Always Florida, Part 3,754

Fla. Teens Believe Drinking Bleach Will Prevent HIV
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida teens who believe drinking a cap of bleach will prevent HIV and a shot of Mountain Dew will stop pregnancy have prompted lawmakers to push for an overhaul of sex education in the state.

Another myth is that Florida teens also believe that smoking marijuana will prevent a person from getting pregnant, Local 6 reported.

State lawmakers said the myths are spreading because of Florida's abstinence-only sex education, Local 6 reported.

They are proposing a bill that would require a more comprehensive approach, the report said.

It would still require teaching abstinence but students would also learn about condoms and other methods of birth control and disease prevention.

The bill just passed its first vote in a committee, Local 6 reported.

Well, it's still kinda stupid that it still FORCES teaching the ALL SEX IS EBIL AND GAWD HATES IT" viewpoint, but it's a step in the right direction.

And my God, where do kids these days get these ideas? I grew up in a backwater shithole and I still never got ideas that dumb into my head.