Contraception programs and teen pregnancy rates

This week Slate featured a piece by Amanda Marcotte discussing why New York has lower teen-birth rates than Mississippi. Not surprisingly, Marcotte blames abstinence-only sex education programs in Mississippi and praises New York’s contraceptive-friendly policies. She favorably mentions a pilot program recently started in New York public schools which allows students to obtain contraception — including emergency contraception — directly from the school. Of course, as New York Times columnist Ross Douthat pointed out, Marcotte forgot something. A major reason why New York has a lower teen birthrate is because New York teens are far more likely to abort unwanted […]
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South Korean Doctors Organize Pro-Life Groups to Discourage Rampant Abortion

South Korean Doctors Organize Pro-Life Groups to Discourage Rampant Abortion by LifeSiteNews.com By Thaddeus M. Baklinski SEOUL, January 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of South Korean doctors are hoping to motivate the people of their country to reexamine the catastrophic pro-abortion culture in which they live. They are hoping to force the government to enforce the existing abortion laws, by organizing groups to discourage women from having abortions and to report clinics that perform them illegally. Dr. Choi Anna and her colleagues held a news conference in November to ask “forgiveness” for having performed illegal abortions, and have since […]
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