School Plans Condom Giveaway For Prom...Good Idea? - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

School Plans Condom Giveaway For Prom...Good Idea?

MSNBC.COM - Prom season is packed with choices for high school students -- which dress, which tuxedo, which music, which flowers? This year, students in at least one high school will have one more choice to make: whether or not to pick up a condom or two on their way out the door.  

Bedford-Stuyvesant Preparatory High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. will make 500 condoms available at the school's June 7 prom.

"As they leave the prom, they are welcome to it," school principal Darryl Rascoe said in an interview. "We are not forcing it on anybody, but we want them to have that option."

Worries about underage drinking or risky sex on prom night have prompted scores of prevention programs at schools around the country, from scheduling the event on weeknights to chaperoned after-parties. click here to read more

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