Claims of high maternal mortality rates in Texas have been a key talking point for Planned Parenthood supporters. However, new research finds the actual maternal mortality rate in Texas is far lower than what was previously reported.
The reasons behind the recent decline in sexual activity among both teenagers and young adults may be complicated.
The decline in marriage culture is a critical issue that has concerned both conservatives and liberals.
The media spin is the parental involvement law purportedly had no impact on the decisional certainty of girls who obtained abortions.
Earlier this month, the Department of Justice announced that it would launch an investigation into Planned Parenthood's involvement in illegally profiting from the transfer of fetal tissue from aborted babies.
That said, in an era of exceptionally politicized news coverage, it is heartening to see the mainstream media cover research on a potentially controversial public-health topic in a reasonable manner.
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released U.S. abortion data for the year 2014, indicating that the U.S. abortion-rate decline, which began in the early 1980s, continues at a steady pace.