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Shame From All Angles: Why Doesn’t Anyone Seem to Respect Teen Parents?

Instead of society saying "Didn't you see the ads? Why didn't you listen? It's all your fault," they should be wondering why decades of scary campaigns haven't worked and start providing support rather than shame.

A Nebraska judge recently ruled that a pregnant teen in foster care could not have the abortion she was seeking. Many people have pointed out the irony of her being too young to make decisions, but old enough to parent—but the issues at stake here go much deeper.

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Morning Roundup: North Dakota – Personhood Before Pregnancy?

Personhood before pregnancy in North Dakota, Memphis pastor shames unwed parents, anti-choice groups are silent on the “forcible rape” bill, and Georgia looks to follow Nebraska on fetal pain.

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Larry Liston Joins “Sluts”-Slinging Brigade

Colorado state Rep. Larry Liston isn’t the only elected official in the state to dispense the epithet “slut” against teen parents — he joins the ranks of two other El Paso County Republicans.

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