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Topics: teen pregnancy

Teen Mom: Problem or Symptom?



Abortion advocates say condoms will cure teen pregnancy, but a leading gynecologist argues they ignore the root cause. Vol. 12/No. 10 “Every minute a woman dies from maternal causes,” proclaimed Dr. Yves Bergevin of the UNFPA, as he took the podium on the opening day of the United Nations 2010 Commission on the Status of Women.   “Rigid, moralistic abstinence-only programs of the type promoted under previous federal policy … are a failed experiment,”1 the …

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From the Countries



India Offers Gun Licenses for Vasectomies Too few vasectomies were being performed in Madhya Pradesh, India, for one population control official’s liking. So Shivpuri District Head, Manish Shrivastava, decided to up the ante. He promised men that, if they underwent sterilization, they would receive a gun license. The application form for a gun license was made available at the sterilization camps. The prospect of a owning a gun, in this robber-infested region of India, proved …

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Planned Parenthood’s Assault On Teens



The United States of America has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the Western world. According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute’s 2002 report, 75 out of every 1,000 girls aged 15–19 in the United States will get pregnant. Twenty-one out of every 1,000 will get an abortion. Planned Parenthood Pressure One reason why our teen pregnancy and abortion rate is so high is because of Planned Parenthood’s relentless targeting of our young people. Americans need …

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Planned Parenthood’s Assault On Teens



31 March 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 13 Dear Colleague, Most people don’t know that Planned Parenthood is constantly soliciting our young people for sexual purposes. A combination of pornography and lies is used as bait on the Web and in the classroom, with the ultimate goal of selling teenagers on birth control and, ultimately, abortion. Today we review a Planned Parenthood website intended for teens. A word of caution: Our review is intended for …

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From the Countries: U.K. Teens Abort Once, Twice, Thrice…



According to official figures, the number of teenagers in the United Kingdom who have second abortions exceeds 100 a month. More than 18,000 girls under 18 years or age had abortions in 2005, including at least one girl who had at least six abortions, say the Department of Health records. Some 1,316 girls under 18 years had a second abortion while 90 girls had a third. In the 18-to 24-year-old group, 16,474 had a second …

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Global Monitor



More Sex Ed or Abstinence Promotion for British Schoolchildren A recent report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), Britain’s leading progressive think tank, says that schoolchildren in England as young as 10 years of age should be instructed in use of contraceptives. Why? Because, the report says, Britain’s teenagers are reported to be the most sexually active in Europe. As Britain’s youngsters are the third least likely in Europe to use protection during …

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PRI Commends FDA for denying Over-the-Counter Status to ‘Morning-After Pill’



Commends FDA for denying Over-the-Counter Status to ‘Morning-After Pill’ For Immediate Release: For more information contact: Vince Criste: (540) 622-5240 May 12, 2004 Front Royal, VA – “The FDA is to be commended for denying over-the-counter approval of the so-called ‘morning after pill'” said Steven W. Mosher of the Virginia-based Population Research Institute (PRI). “Making this dangerous drug so easily accessible, especially without age restrictions and excluding parental involvement would have resulted in a public …

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