South Austin Popular Culture Center
"...In some ways, the most recent HHS scrubbing is even more egregious, if only because agency officials have apparently done little to mask their motives. In responding to CQ that the SAMSHA pages at issue were nothing more than a "gay pride" site, Weber parroted the exact language of FRC President Tony Perkins..."
"...For a little perspective, note that among all Americans age 12 and over, the lifetime use rate in 2007 was 46.1%. While 42% might be higher overall use rate among older Americans, it hardly seems like this is an aberration: According to SAMSHA's most recent use survey, 61% of adults 21-25 have tried drugs...."
"...The SAMSHA report, based on data accumulated from 2002-2006, shows that more than 80% of all kids, age 12 to 20, drank last at their own or someone else home – at home, teens consumed an average of 4.9 drinks at a single sitting. In 2006, there were 10.8 million youthful drinkers in America, including 7.2 million who self-identified as binge drinkers – those having more than five drinks at one sitting...."