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What I Learned by Parenting a Text Message ‘Baby’ for a Day

Youth advocacy group Do Something has a teen pregnancy campaign that purports to teach young people what it's like to have a baby via text message.

The “egg baby” has gone high-tech: Youth advocacy group Do Something has a teen pregnancy campaign that purports to teach young people what it’s like to have a baby via text message. Unfortunately, the campaign fails, in both concept and execution.

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New York’s Teen Pregnancy Campaign Quietly Gets Made Over, Still Misses the Mark

The city's original teen pregnancy prevention campaign website is now gone.

When the Bloomberg administration unveiled its teen pregnancy prevention campaign last March, it was met with immediate backlash. Now the city has updated the campaign website, but the site doesn’t abandon all of the problematic language featured in the previous campaign.

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Get Real! Should I Have His Baby to Make Him Stay?

A baby isn’t a bargaining chip. Having a child with someone doesn’t increase your chances of having that person stick around. Having a baby with a guy means doesn’t mean you’ll cement him to you. Think twice…and again.

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Teens Who Parent Still Need School

The nation with the highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the industrialized world has not figured out how to meet the educational needs of pregnant and parenting teens. In fact, we’re going the other direction – gutting the too-rare programs that have developed to meet the unique needs of teen parents.

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Levi Johnston: Victim in the Spotlight?

As amusing as the Sarah Palin family circus may seem to gleeful liberals, there is something sad about it too. How many lives have been ruined by the kind of high-minded, impractical approach to sex that Sarah Palin’s party pushed?

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Tyra Banks, Sex Ed Teacher?

There’s something appealing about Tyra Banks’s non-nonsense approach to Levi Johnston: she’d make a pretty good big sister, if a bad sex ed teacher.

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Roundup: Spain to Liberalize Abortion Laws

Spain to liberalize abortion laws; anti-choicers target state funding for Planned Parenthood; Brazil shuts down websites selling misoprostol; medical records follow Phill Kline to Virginia; Sarah Palin silent as National Abstinence Education Association criticizes Bristol; men’s reactions to abortion.

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Bristol Palin: Media Maven with a Message

In a stroke of media mastery, Bristol Palin harnessed the Palin family-doting Fox News last night to announce a powerful message for policy makers: abstinence only is “not realistic.”

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Instead of Inciting Blame, Young Father in Britain Should Remind Us Ab-Only Doesn’t Work

An entire country is outraged over a very young father. Instead of looking for someone to blame, we should all realize: abstinence-only has failed young people.

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VIDEO: Bristol Palin Says Abstinence “Isn’t Realistic”

Bristol Palin tells Fox News: abstinence isn’t “realistic,” teen parenting isn’t something to “strive for,” and having her baby Tripp was her choice, not her mother’s.

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