US teen pregnancies down except for the bible belt.

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  1. MorphingDragon macrumors 603

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    An interesting companion statistic would be abortion rates in each state.
     
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    Or kids have a tendency to do the opposite about what they are constantly harped on not to do, even if being disowned is threatened. ;)
     
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    Bumping uglies is all there is to do after church.
     
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    So pull and pray is not an effective means of birth control?
     
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    Sexual repression only serves to create more sexual activity.
     
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    Fixed for ya
     
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    This article only tries to make a correlation to religion as a factor of teen pregnancy.

    Black teenage girls are 3 times more likely to get pregnant than white teens. The "bible belt" generally has larger percentages of black Americans.

    Now since we all know black people are democrats, it would appear we have a democrat problem :p
     
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    As much as it pains me to say (as I used to do it myself), doing edits within the Quote box should be frowned upon.

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    I would argue the correlation is between poverty/education and teen pregnancy (read the article). Political conservatism and religion are the result of said poverty and lack of education. And if you promote abstinence and withold information about/access to contraception, you get pregnancy.
     
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    No...

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    That's how you get pregnancy? I thought it was from sticking peg "A" into slot "B".
     
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    We need the bible belt because when you live here in the middle of nowhere, it is quite difficult to keep your pants on.
     
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    I thought you rung up the stork people and got one delivered to you... Is that not right‽ ;)
     
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    Are you talking about storks?

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    HAHA fantastic!
     
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    Are you in the Bible Belt? If so wondering if it has helped you? ;)
     
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    If peg "A" is not covered and/or slot "B" hasn't been hormonally altered...:rolleyes:
     
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    When I was younger I preferred taking peg "A" out and of slot "B" at the end, and take my chances worked out well. I didn't have my first child until I was 31.

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    My state wins :cool:
     
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    One might just as easily assert that poverty and unedumacatedness are the result of (extreme) conservatism and religion. More'n likely, there is a runaway feedback spiral involved. Of course, either of these assertions could get you into a lively scrap, so be prepared to back yourself up.
     
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    Yes, and yes. Let's just say that band camp ain't got nothing on bible camp.
     
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    Consider yourself lucky, some men do not have that option. For some men there are to things that can go wrong. Early leakage or seepage or both!. With seepage there is a chance a swimmer might get free.

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    That you know about. ;)
     

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