Responsible Behavior. Responsible Policies.
To improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.
As of 2014, the teen birth rate was 24 births per 1,000 teen girls (age 15-19). Since its peak in 1991, the teen birth rate declined by 61%.
I volunteer for The National Campaign because I want ALL teens to be prepared and educated about the consequences of sex.
The majority of adults in the United States—Republicans and Democrats alike—support policies that make it easier for teens and those age 18 and older to get the full range of birth control methods.
Fully 39% of teens say they have never thought about what their life would be like if they were to get pregnant or cause a pregnancy.
Up against bad PR and a lack of awareness, reproductive health groups are leading the charge to make the IUD a first line of defense against unplanned pregnancy. It won't be easy.
The more that was done to teach about LARCS, subsidize them, and make them immediately available, the greater the uptake and benefits.
RT @AOCSummit: "34% of 18-29 year olds that don't want to get pregnant will not use contraception in the near future" @lawrenceswiader of @…
Great list of #LazySunday magical reads from @HuffPostTeen for those of us who are tired of rereading #HarryPotter https://t.co/Mwmcwo0TA1
"If God didn't want us to masturbate, he would have made our arms shorter." – Rabbi Ron Levine in a new documentary, Sticky! @stickythemovie
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