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Teen pregnancy

Teen pregnancy news and analysis from The Nation

  • May 20, 2015

    Birth Control That Works Too Well

    A Colorado program to give low-income teens long-acting contraception dropped the teen abortion rate dramatically. But conservatives refuse to fund it.

    Katha Pollitt

  • July 8, 2014

    Obama’s Evangelical Gravy Train

    Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.

    Andy Kopsa

  • November 30, 2011

    Rick Perry’s War on Women

    How the Texas governor launched an assault on Planned Parenthood and women’s health.

    Jordan Smith

  • November 18, 2011

    Putting Teen Pregnancy in Perspective

    The media love reporting on year-to-year fluctations in the American teen birth rate. Less attention is paid to the fact that teen pregnancy is exponentially more common in the United States than in other developed world nations.

    Dana Goldstein

  • May 24, 2010

    When Teen Pregnancy Is No Accident

    We blame girls—but it's the boys who are sabotaging attempts at safer sex, studies suggest.

    Lynn Harris

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