In one of fifty states, about 35,000 young women get pregnant before they turn
20.Combined with alcohol usage, drugs, poor exercise, and junk
food,-- is it any wonder why healthcare costs are so high?
Just say No is the conservatives answer to everything. Abortion rates have
fallen dramatically over the past several years because the public has become
more educated on how to avoid unwanted pregnancies. All this has happened while
America has become more accepting of pleasurable sexual activity. Ignorance
leads to more unwanted pregnancies and abortions. It's really as simple as
Teens have been having sex for decades. Teens will continue to have sex for
decades. This occurs in faith communities and faithless communities. In fact,
the most religiously conservative communities seem to have the higher incidents
of teen promiscuity and pregnancy. Obviously, no amount of preaching is going
to change what teens do.Unless and until you agree to face the
actual circumstances in which you dwell, the result will be the same. Teens
need comprehensive sex education and access to birth control.We all
have litigated this endlessly. It is time to face reality and deal with what we
unwanted teen pregnancies can be prevented by one simple thing, whether the
teens, planned parenthood, or liberals like it or refuse to abide by it.
Pregnancy is caused by one act (unless artificially induced); avoid that act
until you are ready to have a child and it is impossible for you to get
pregnant.no amount of liberal pontification will alter that fact.case closed.
Unwanted teenage pregnancies are prevented by two things. Comprehensive sex
education and easy, affordable access to contraception.No amount of
religious pontification will alter that fact.Case closed.
Want to prevent abortion? The best way to do this is by giving people the
information they need to prevent pregnancy. Comprehensive sex
education. Cheap and easy-to-get birth control. Policies that help families like
parental leave and subsidized childcare. Humans are fallible. We do
not live in a perfect world and people are going to make mistakes. Denying
access to reproductive healthcare is like taking seatbelts out of a car and just
telling kids to "drive safely". There will be accidents.