Gone are the days when Valentine’s Day meant only flowers, cards, candy and romantic dinners. Now it’s a very costly epidemic of sexually-transmitted diseases, the promotion of same-sex marriage, abortion and contraception here in the U.S. and overseas, and billboards advertising “hook-ups.”
And, of course, flowers, cards, candy and romantic dinners.
First, from The Washington Times:
The Centers for Disease Control released a new report this month revealing the U.S. health care system handles roughly 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections annually, costing the nation $15.6 billion.
The report says that sexually transmitted infections are taking a ‘severe human and economic burden’ on the United States. There are currently 110 million cases in the country, with half of those affecting young adults ages 15 to 24….