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Roundup: Parental Notification Risky for Some Teens

Parental notification can be risky for teens who live in abusive homes; Teens speak out explaining why parental notification is not a good idea; South Dakota’s proposed abortion ban is tied in most recent poll; Catholic bishops’ narrow anti-abortion effort hurts ‘pro-life’ cause.

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New “Our Reality” Video Series Documents Powerful Personal Stories on Sexual and Reproductive Health

RH Reality Check launches “Our Reality” video series bringing powerful personal stories about sexual and reproductive health for distribution online helping to debunk ideological misinformation.

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Roundup: Ballot Measures Gain Attention, Roe’s Impact Beyond Abortion, Most Catholics Agree with Pelosi

California’s ‘parental consent’ law over-reaches; Pastors organize support for South Dakota abortion ban; Principles of choice, privacy and equality embodied in Roe; Pelosi’s views on abortion in line with most Catholics; Campaigns ramp up competition for women’s votes; VIDEO: Giuliani defends sex ed ad on Meet the Press.

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Roundup: HIV Infection Rate Among Young Blacks “Alarming”, Abortion Returns to Spotlight

CDC calls HIV infection rate for young black men “alarming”; Abortion has returned to the glaring spotlight of the 2008 election; Judge rejects abortion related anti-Obama group’s request for FEC injunction.

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Roundup: FactCheck.org Disproves Claims in McCain Sex Ed Ad

FactCheck.org says “Don’t believe it” about McCain sex education ad; Teen pregnancy rises in Arizona and around the country; AIDS infection rate doubles for Michigan youth; Demonstrators oppose Colorado’s personhood amendment; Check out a selective roundup of recent coverage on Sarah Palin.

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Youth at the RNC

With all the focus on youth in this election, where are they at the RNC?

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A Thank You to Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee spoke out forcefully at the International AIDS Conference on policy reforms including defunding abstinence-only programs, authorization of the REAL Act, support for clean needle exchange programs, and the creation of a domestic PEPFAR.

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Where Are All the Young Black People at IAC?

African and African-American youth are almost nowhere to be found at the IAC. This lack of representation was extremely surprising considering that sub-Saharan Africa is widely recognized as the most HIV affected and infected region in the world.

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Get Real! Positively Informed on HIV/AIDS

What do you really know about HIV and AIDS? How sure are you that what you know is correct or complete, and how much do you think it matters that you know about HIV and AIDS at all?

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Young Voices Cry Out in the IAC’s Wilderness

It is not by chance that children and young people in India and countries in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and other regions of the world, are being denied comprehensive, evidence-based sexuality education.

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