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A podcast about pregnancy and drug use, Native people and tribal sovereignty. The legislation is headed to the GOP-dominated state senate. News this week. That was in
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How Colorado Halved Abortion and Teen Birth Rates
Inthere were Nearly nine in ten Not all teen births are first births. Inone in six
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Young men 'benefit' in later years when teen pregnancy ends in abortion
Government estimates indicate that teen abortion rates increased during the s, stabilized during the s at around 43 per 1, females ages 15 to 19, then decreased steadily to about 11 per 1, by Similar declines are evident for all age groups. Rates for non-Hispanic white, black, and Hispanic females have all fallen notably since the early s, although declines started a bit later for Hispanic females in As ofabortion rates have decreased by 77 percent among non-Hispanic white teens, by 74 percent among Hispanic teens, and by 68 percent among black teens, since their respective peaks.
Furious campaigners warned last night that easy access to the drug will lead to a huge increase in teenage pregnancies and abortions. The controversial move comes only days after ministers announced that contraceptive pills and condoms will be given to schoolchildren. The abortion pill - known as RU - requires no surgery and makes terminations easier and faster. At the moment access is restricted, but under the shake-up teenagers and women will be able to obtain the drugs easily from NHS family planning clinics and GPs.