The Issue Of Teen Pregnancy

1739 Words Jun 6th, 2016 7 Pages
Around the world, there are stories of teenagers who involve themselves in sexual activities without knowing or considering all the consequences, like having a baby. In developed countries like the United States of America, Great Britain, Canada, France and Sweden all deal with teenage pregnancies. The only difference between these countries is the percentage of teen pregnancy each country has. Each country has similar methods of birth control, and the only difference is the rate between all five developed countries. Teen pregnancy is a major concern in today’s society; there are many limiting reasons that do not allow people to access contraceptives, and all countries have different beliefs/practices they use to allow their children to become educated about safe sex and contraceptives.
Contraceptives are one of the most controversial topics today. These decisions are being made by judges and politicians whom may never use birth control. The “Supreme Court ruled that it was better to be a corporation than a woman in America” (Cecile Richards). This means being able to buy and sell property, enter contracts, bring lawsuits and to pay taxes are better than being a woman. These five men who made this decision know nothing about being a woman; all they can do is have an opinion about something without actual facts supporting their decision. Linda Lowen, a recipient of the Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women 's Political Caucus, wrote “one hundred and twelve…
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