And for those of you who think America is going to hell in a hand basket because of Obama check this out... Things Obama did for the good ole US of A.
1. Saved the collapse of the American automotive industry by making GM restructure before bailing them out, and putting incentive money to help the industry
2. •Froze the salaries for top White House staff members. This is a largely symbolic act, but might be an important one.
3.•Lifted a ban on giving federal money to international groups that perform abortions or provide abortion information.
4.Launched Business.gov - enabling conversation and online collaboration between small business owners, government representatives and industry experts in discussion forums relevant to starting and managing a business
5..Lowered drug costs for seniors
I could go on, or you could do the research yourself and fucking look.
Now, teen pregnancy:
Teenage pregnancy is a concern in many states in the U.S; in fact it is a problem in many countries all over the world. Governments try to crack down on the rising rates of teen pregnancy with sexual education classes and programs in public health services to provide contraception and STD testing to those teens who choose not to abstain from having sex. If a teenager does get pregnant most states in the
US have other programs installed like The Pregnancy Resource Center in or Planned Parenthood. Salt Lake City
teen pregnancy rates are three times higher than the national average. Teen pregnancy has been rising steadily since 2004 and most of the communities feel that education of teens is the only way to stop the number from climbing any further. Information suggests that teens in Salt Lake City, Utah , more so than in other places, have a harder time accessing birth control, thought that their partner was sterile or did not think they could get pregnant. There are at least four school districts that only promote abstinence and state legislation requires teachers to endorse abstinence and not support the use of contraception. In America we have parents who think sexual education and the giving of birth control to minors as wrong, and then those who will fight to keep such programs in the community. Utah
As well as educating on sex in the classroom, the general consensus in is that parents need to take a more active role with their children. The state PTA has information workshops where parents can be given “Ready to Talk” kits. Parents need to openly talk to their children about sex and birth control. Utah law forbids government health clinics to give teens birth control without parental consent and only Planned Parenthoods in Salt Lake, which gets federal Title X funding, is allowed to over look that law. It would be easier if teens felt they could go to their parents to ask for help in obtaining birth control.
Parents need to accept the fact that teenagers have sex and being aware of how to prevent pregnancy and what causes pregnancy are the best tools against it. Ignorance is truly the cause of this issue in
Utah and every where else.