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Hannum, Kristen
Punishment VS Prevention
Teen Birth in America
Sirs researcher
Twenty percent of American women become pregnant before the age of twenty.
Hannum, Kristen
Punishment VS Prevention
Teen Birth in America
Sirs researcher
U.S. teen births fell 33% from 1991 to 2004, but the nation`s teen birth rate is still far and away the highest in the industrialized world
Hannum, Kristen
Punishment VS Prevention
Teen Birth in America
Sirs researcher
One in Five American teen girls give birth, one in three becomes pregnant in her teen years--abortion and miscarriage make up the difference.
Hannum, Kristen
Punishment VS Prevention
Teen Birth in America
Sirs researcher
The government has devoted more than $1 billion to abstinence-only sex education programs which havent had any proven successes in reducing teen pregnancies
Hannum, Kristen
Punishment VS Prevention
Teen Birth in America
Sirs researcher
The view that teenage sexuality is sinful and deserves punishment may satisfy the self-righteous, but it doesnt lower the incidence of teen pregnancies
Koch, Wendy
USA Today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but cost to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29, 2006
McClatchy Tribune Information Services
Teen Childbearing has declined sharply since the early 1990s but remains costly to U.S. taxpayers incuring a tab of (at) least $9.1 billion in 2004
Koch, Wendy
USA Today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but cost to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29, 2006
McClatchy Tribune Information Services
There was a one-third decline from 62 births per 1,000 teen girls in 1991 to 41 births in 2004
Koch, Wendy
USA Today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but cost to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29, 2006
McClatchy Tribune Information Services
Children of teen mothers having higher health care, foster care and incarceration costs than those of older parents.
Koch, Wendy
USA Today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but cost to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29, 2006
McClatchy Tribune Information Services
Birth rates have fallen since 1957 but rose in the late 1980s. The subsequent drop saved Taxpayers an estimated $6.7 billion, nationally.
Koch, Wendy
USA Today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but cost to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29, 2006
McClatchy Tribune Information Services
The savings of Teen child birth have ranged from more than $1.5 billion in California to $5 million in Wyoming
Hahn, Kristen
The Reporter
"Abstinence Only Policies"
Summer 2006 Vol.38 No.2 pp.6-8
When Women give birth as teens, there are three generations instead of two in the spaces of 60 years.
Hahn, Kristen
The Reporter
"Abstinence Only Policies"
Summer 2006 Vol.38 No.2 pp.6-8
Anyone concerned with population stabilization should come down on the side of pragmatic prevention rather than punishment for sexually active teens.
Hahn, Kristen
The Reporter
"Abstinence Only Policies"
Summer 2006 Vol.38 No.2 pp.6-8
Since 1996 the government has devoted more than $1 billion to abstinence-only sex education programs which havent had proven successes in reducing teen pregnancies.
Hahn, Kristen
The Reporter
"Abstinence Only Policies"
Summer 2006 Vol.38 No.2 pp.6-8
Influential Christian group focus on the Family warns that sex outside marriage is never moral. "Such behavior offends God, and often causes Physical and emotional pain and loss in this life."
Hahn, Kristen
The Reporter
"Abstinence Only Policies"
Summer 2006 Vol.38 No.2 pp.6-8
Actually, despite their liberal policies; European and Canadaian teens sexual behavior is remarkably similar to that of U.S. teens.
Koch, Wendy
USA today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but costs to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29 2006
2006 McClatchy Tribune
Children of teen pregnancies, like their parents, earn less as adults and pay less in taxes.
Koch, Wendy
USA today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but costs to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29 2006
2006 McClatchy Tribune
Most of the 2004 costs--$8.6 billion--are incurring by teen mothers 17 and younger. Compared with women who have a first child at 20 or 21.
Koch, Wendy
USA today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but costs to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29 2006
2006 McClatchy Tribune
Teens are more than twice as likely to have a child placed in foster care, to be reported for child abuse or neglect, and to have a son sent to prison.
Koch, Wendy
USA today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but costs to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29 2006
2006 McClatchy Tribune
There kids are farm more likely to drop out of High School and their daughters to become teen mothers themselves.
Koch, Wendy
USA today
"Fewer teens are giving birth, but costs to Taxpayers still steep"
October 29 2006
2006 McClatchy Tribune
The price tag varies by state, depending on the number of births and benefit levels, from $12 million in Vermont to $1 billion in Texas
Jayson, Sharon
USA today
"Teen Define Sex in New Ways"
2005 USA today, distributed by Knight-ridder/tribune information services, october 18, 2005
The generational divide between baby boomer parents and their teenage offspring is Sharpening over sex. Oral sex, that is.
Jayson, Sharon
USA today
"Teen Define Sex in New Ways"
2005 USA today, distributed by Knight-ridder/tribune information services, october 18, 2005
More than half of 15 to 19 year-olds are doing it, according to a groundbreaking study by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jayson, Sharon
USA today
"Teen Define Sex in New Ways"
2005 USA today, distributed by Knight-ridder/tribune information services, october 18, 2005
Among teens, oral sex is often viewed so casually that it needn`t even occur within the confines of a relationship; some teens say it can take place at parties, possibly with multiply partners.
Jayson, Sharon
USA today
"Teen Define Sex in New Ways"
2005 USA today, distributed by Knight-ridder/tribune information services, october 18, 2005
Sex--even oral sex--"just becomes a kind of a recreational activity that is seperate from a close, a personal relationship," he says. (David Walshm A psychologist and author of the Teen-behavior book.
Jayson, Sharon
USA today
"Teen Define Sex in New Ways"
2005 USA today, distributed by Knight-ridder/tribune information services, october 18, 2005
"My parents generation sort of viewed oral sex as something almost greater than sex, like once you`ve had sex, something more intimate is oral sex," Says Carly Donnelly, 17, a high school senior from Cockeysville.