July 24, 2017

Positivity: Imagine That — After Texas Cut Planned Parenthood Funding, Teen Abortions Fell 28% and Teen Births 24%

Filed under: Life-Based News,Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Austin, Texas via Life News:

JUL 21, 2017   |   5:03PM

… the media have missed the big picture. Based on the media coverage of this study, one would think that there was a teen-pregnancy epidemic in Texas. But the legislature cut funding to the Texas Family Planning program in 2011, and since then there have actually been large reductions in both the abortion rate and birth rate among minors in Texas. Specifically, between 2011 and 2014, the number of Texas minors who gave birth fell by over 24 percent. During the same period, the number of abortions performed on minor girls in Texas fell by 28 percent. This is the opposite of a public-health crisis. …

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