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Topics: teen health

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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Sex Education As Risk Management: Benedict XVI and the Lies of the Pro-Choice Movement



  29 April 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 17 Sex Education As Risk Management: Benedict XVI and the Lies of the Pro-Choice Movement On 17 April 2008, Pope Benedict XVI addressed a crowd of Catholic educators gathered at the Catholic University of America. After congratulating them on their efforts against a “crisis of faith” and a “crisis of truth,” he went on to tell them why American education was failing. “We observe today a timidity …

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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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No Choice For Teen Mothers



14 January 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 2 NO CHOICE FOR TEEN MOTHERS The topics of unplanned pregnancy and teen motherhood have always been politically sensitive ones for our morally schizophrenic nation, a nation that has the highest rate of teen pregnancy of any developed country. On the one hand, conservatives hold that the skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy are the fault of comprehensive sex education programs, laissez-faire attitudes toward contraception and abortion, and a …

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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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OTC/MAP Means Danger for American Girls



April 16, 2004 Volume 6 / Number 15 Dear Colleague: Over-the-counter (OTC) availability of the morning-after pill (MAP)-so called “emergency contraception” or EC- would increase rates of abortion, disease, sexual promiscuity, and sexual violence committed against American teens. OTC/MAP means danger for American girls. Steven W. Mosher President ACTION ITEM: Email  Say “I urge the FDA to not approve the morning-after pill for over-the-counter distribution (2001P-0075), because doing this would cause increased rates of promiscuity, abortion …

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New Report on FDA Approval of ‘Emergency Contraception’



Press Release Source: Population Reseach New Report on FDA Approval of ‘Emergency Contraception’ WASHINGTON, DC, 31 March 2004 — Population Research Institute has released an in-depth report on so-called “emergency contraception.” The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has delayed its decision to act on Women’s Capital Corporation/Barr Laboratories application for over-the-counter (OTC) status for so-called “emergency contraception”(EC), the morning-after pill (MAP). Opposition to OTC/MAP involves concerns that OTC/MAP would increase rates of rape, STDs, …

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