14 Jul '17, 3pm

Whoops. Teen Abortion Rate Rises After Texas Slashed Family Planning Budget #care2

Back in 2011, conservative lawmakers in Texas concocted a plan to reduce the number of abortions: massively cut the budget for family planning centers like Planned Parenthood. While the move was successful at putting over 80 clinics out of business, the number of teenagers that had abortions in the state actually increased in the following years. Whoops! But who could have seen that coming? Actually, plenty of health experts warned legislators of precisely that. Access to contraceptives and sexual education have been critical components toward reducing the rate of teen pregnancy, so yanking those factors away didn’t do Texan adolescents any favors. Following the family planning budget being cut by about two-thirds, the teen abortion rate went up by three percent, according to a new study published in the Journal of Health Economics . While shuttering abortion-providers mad...

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