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Multnomah County Sues Government Over Federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grant Criteria

Multnomah County is suing the federal government over new criteria for obtaining federal sex education grants, arguing the new criteria prioritizes applicants who promote abstinence-only sex education programs. 48 more words

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molly in vegas

Somewhere along the journey she decided that they needed new names.  Not aliases, they weren’t breaking any laws; that wouldn’t be for another couple of years.  567 more words


A Hate Letter to My Mother.

Today I want to tell you that I hate you.

That I can’t wait to move out and that  you’ve done nothing but hurt me. 2,142 more words

'MISHKA (short film about teen pregnancy)'

11% of the births worldwide come from a teen mother. 31 000 children have a baby every year in Canada. Nearly 820, 000 teens are pregnant each year in USA. 92 more words

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New bill would give pregnant teens access to medical care without parental consent

When it comes to pregnant teenagers we still very much live in the dark ages. In many states pregnant teenagers may not consent to medical care while in labor. 163 more words

Report Shows MN Teen Pregnancy At All-Time Low

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new report shows Minnesota teen pregnancy rates are at an all-time low due to delayed sexual activity and highly-effective contraception.

The report, done by the University of Minnesota Medical School, shows that pregnancy rates for 15 to 19-year-olds in Minnesota declined 69 percent from 1990-2015, and the birth rate declined 63 percent. 132 more words


Book review: Too young to be a mum by Maggie Hartley

I just finished an amazing foster care memoir. It was called too young to be a mum and is written by UK foster parent Maggie hartley. 194 more words