That pageant official recalls, "even at a young age, it was clear she was smart. Best Friends has also prevented countless teen pregnancies, abortions, drunk-driving deaths and other violence through its message of abstinence from sex, drugs and alcohol. There she was, Erika Harold, in the basement meeting room of a library on a bitterly cold night in Edwardsville, hoping to convince a few more voters in this St. The Republican Party has talked plenty about the need to shed its image as the grand party of old white men—especially after its presidential defeat, as party elders took notice of a demographic curve that appears to be running away from them. A loving gay couple or b.
Miss America 'Bullied' Over Abstinence
She also describes herself as a politically conservative Christian. Erika does not recall the alleged exchange, but Erika certainly support[s] same-sex adoption and foster care placement. Harold and a white friend were regularly accosted by a group of hostile students. Terms Privacy Contact Us. The pageant's worries probably weren't about abstinence or sex, said former Miss America Kate Shindle, who spent her year talking about AIDS and was never muzzled by pageant execs. Miss Illinois Miss America Teenage boy, 15, is charged with Ayub Hassan murder after
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Miss America , state titleholders. Robert is half Greek as well as German, Welsh and English. Harold, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Illinois who put off enrolling at Harvard law school to compete for Miss America, switched her platform from teenage sexual abstinence to youth violence and bullying after she won the Miss Illinois crown. Her view has now changed, but that was not disclosed until NBC 5 asked about her answer to a question in the Miss Illinois pageant in Police said the bomber, year-old Mark Conditt, blew himself up last March. She not only had lost the Miss Illinois title twice but she relinquished scholarships because of her outspoken conservative views on her chosen platform, sexual abstinence before marriage.
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