Cal Thomas | Syndicated columnist | Monday, November 12, 2001
A coalition of members of Congress are protesting the ads and spending for them. They are also criticizing the CDC for promoting the Playboy Foundation and a pro-choice organization on its Internet database.
Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Joe Pitts wrote HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson. He said, "You know, in a time of national crisis, our public health experts should be using our tax dollars for programs that benefit all Americans."
The best way to prevent the consequences of certain sexual activity is not to engage in that activity. But that apparently is too easy for our government, even under supposedly conservative Republicans.