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Mississippi aims to curb teen pregnancy with umbilical blood law

JACKSON, Mississippi (Reuters) - Mississippi will require doctors to collect umbilical cord blood from babies born to some young mothers, under a new law intended to identify statutory rapists and reduce the state's rate of teenage pregnancy, the highest in the country. Full story

Has 'Teen Mom' lost its original message?

When MTV began airing its ground-breaking docuseries “16 and Pregnant” in the spring of 2009, many viewers and critics were shocked that a network would seemingly glorify something as controversial as teen pregnancy. Producers defended their decision to put a spotlig … Full story

Rick Perry’s Texas: Teen pregnancies up after sex education cut

  Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, joins Martin Bashir to explain how Texas’ Republicans fight against sex education has led to the nation’s highest rate of teen pregnancy.

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