Logic tells us that for the teen birth rate to go down without the abortion rate going up, fewer teens have to have sex or more teens have to use contraception. Data tells us that it’s a little bit of both. But what policies, programs, social issues, and cultural shifts are behind this?
Some think that the country’s birth rate has declined as a result of the recent recession. But, although social security may die off faster, you can always invest in birth control.