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  • Racial, ethnic disparities persist in teen pregnancy rates

    WASHINGTON It's a problem once thought to be intractable, and yet pregnancy and birth rates for black and Latina teens have dropped precipitously in the past two decades at a much faster clip than that of white teens.
  • Walker says he supports ban on abortions after 20 weeks

    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a longtime abortion opponent and likely presidential candidate, said Tuesday that he supports banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, taking a clear stance on an issue he avoided during his re-election...

    S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses

    S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses
    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is holding firm in the face of controversy that has erupted since he unveiled new morality clauses earlier this month for employees at high schools under his control. The clauses included in a new...

    Delaying parenthood

    Delaying parenthood
    For years, Baltimore has struggled with epidemic levels of teenage pregnancy that rob young women of a chance to continue their educations or pursue careers. And it's not just the mothers who pay a price. The costs to society of teen pregnancies are...

    Teen pregnancies in Baltimore drop by a third

    Teen pregnancies in Baltimore drop by a third
    Baltimore's teen pregnancy rate dropped by nearly a third from 2009 to 2013, far surpassing the city's goal for reducing the rate, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to announce today. While public health officials cheered the reduction, the city's...