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BY John Lilly
Keeping Their Babies
LIFENEWS.COM, Aug. 11 — A study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence reported that adolescent girls who
have an abortion are far more likely to engage in self-destructive and other
negative behaviors than those who keep their babies.
According to the
study, undertaken by Dr. Priscilla Coleman, a research psychologist at Bowling
Green State University in Ohio, teenage girls who have an abortion are five
times likelier to seek help for psychological and emotional problems than those
who keep their babies.
The study also
found that teenagers who have abortions are three times more likely to report
subsequent trouble sleeping and nine times more likely to report subsequent
NATIONAL POST (CANADA), Aug.
15 — Delegates at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto were told Aug.
14 about a recent U.S. study that found abstinence-only programs reduce
promiscuity among young teens.
The study of 662
African-American Grade 6 and 7 students from inner-city middle schools in
Philadelphia found that students who were taught an abstinence-only approach to
relationships were less likely to have lost their virginity two years later
than those taught a so-called “safer-sex” approach that emphasizes condom use
without mentioning abstinence.
John Jemmott of the University of
Pennsylvania, the study’s lead author, said: “We caused them to have more
positive attitudes toward abstinence and the negative consequences of engaging
in sexual activity at an early age, including [being] less likely to achieve
one’s career goals.”
ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 6 — The birthplace of suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony in Adams, Mass.,
has been purchased by Carol Crossed, president of Democrats for Life of America.
the two-story home where the famous suffragette leader was born in 1820 for
$164,500 at an Aug. 5 auction. She said a member of Feminists for Life of
America will live in the house, which Crossed hopes to open to the public, Associated
Like many other early American
feminists, Anthony was a vigorous opponent of abortion, which she saw as a
consequence of the oppression of women.
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