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Pregnancy Rate In U.S. Reaches 12-Year Low

The age group with the biggest decline in pregnancy rate was 15- to 17-year-olds, for which the pregnancy rate dropped 53 percent, and reached a new historic low in 2009.

The abortion rate in 2009 was 32 percent lower than in 1990, and was the lowest in more than three decades, according to the report. In 2009 there were 18.5 abortions per 1,000 women, down from 27.4 abortions per 1,000 women in 1990.

The 2009 abortion rate for teenagers was 16.6 per 1,000 women, a more than 50 percent reduction from 1990, when the rate was 37.4 per 1,000 women.

Pregnancy Rate In U.S. Reaches 12-Year Low.

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December 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm

Yes, pro-choice Republicans are real! – Salon.com

We couldn’t put $300,000 into helping developmentally disabled people in our state get access to extended care hours, but we could fork over — and it’s going to be millions in North Dakota, because we have several of them — legal fees to defend these blatantly unconstitutional laws in court? For a good fiscal conservative, it’s really a ridiculous road to go down. If you tick off the things on the list — the financial piece, the personal piece — it’s amazingly disconnected from reality.

Yes, pro-choice Republicans are real! – Salon.com.

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August 14, 2013 at 4:01 am

Posted in Abortion Rights, Health

Five Pieces Of Anti-Abortion Legislation That Assume Women Are Stupid | ThinkProgress

2013 is shaping up to be the worst year for reproductive freedom in recent history. Despite the fact that the election season is over and the “War on Women” narrative has somewhat waned, there are certainly still battles raging on the state level. Obviously, those fights center on abortion access, but many of them get at something deeper, too — an inherent lack of trust in and respect for women’s intelligence.

Five Pieces Of Anti-Abortion Legislation That Assume Women Are Stupid | ThinkProgress.

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August 6, 2013 at 9:36 pm

Posted in Abortion Rights, Health

Rachel Maddow Connects The Dots. Only The Dots Are Women’s Rights. And They’re Disappearing.

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July 29, 2013 at 4:08 am

Posted in Abortion Rights, Sexism

Ohio approves budget to defund Planned Parenthood, rape crisis centers – Salon.com

The Ohio Senate voted on Thursday to approve a two-year budget that would defund Planned Parenthood, block funding for rape crisis centers and redirect money for women’s health services to Christian-run, antiabortion “crisis pregnancy centers.”

Ohio approves budget to defund Planned Parenthood, rape crisis centers – Salon.com.

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June 7, 2013 at 1:56 am