Farzana Rahman. refutation,punishing the girls

Farzana Rahman. refutation,punishing the girls - Farzana...

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Farzana Rahman Comp 2 October 5, 2011 Punishing the Girls Every year, more than one million teenagers become pregnant. 84% of them are unintended pregnancies. About half of those seek abortion. Many teenagers who seek abortion come from dysfunctional, abusive, or single parent family. In most states of America, a minor must have a parental consent or judicial bypass in order to go through abortion. This is a problem because the law pushes these young women to choose more dangerous options: running away, attempt to suicide, or unsafe abortion. In some cases, such as the case seen in 20/20, some teens even end up killing their newborn or "trashing" their babies in garbage cans. First, we must do everything to bring down the teen pregnancy rates. We must teach our teens the effects of sexual behavior. We must take steps to prevent the high rates of teen pregnancy. The parents must talk to their teens about sex and try to set a value in their children and teach them about the sexual misconduct. We must spend more money to educate our teens and make contraceptive more available. However, because doing the above will only reduce the rates, not stop them, we must protect the teens from abusive background by allowing them to choose abortion without informing their
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course EG 125 taught by Professor Nickel during the Spring '11 term at Butler Community College.

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