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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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
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
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