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Texas’ Teen Moms

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Texas has the fifth-highest birth rate among teenagers in America. We’ll talk this hour about the factors that are keeping our state near the top of the list with Dr. Joanna Gentsch, who teaches human sexuality at UT Dallas; and Dr. Mandy Golman, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Studies at Texas Woman’s University.

  • James Alias

    Access to birth control and then education is the key to reducing teen births. Birth control should be free and easy to access for everyone. If Texas wanted to stop things like abortions rather than trying to regulate it out of existence, the use of birth control prevents the problem to begin with in 99% of the cases.

    Sticking your head in the sand and saying don’t do it, won’ stop it.

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