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Trouble in the Nanny State

Ron-CA Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:01 AM
Another issue in the mix here is the fact that for every unwed single teen mom there is a young man who is shirking his responsibility as a father.
Wooster Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 10:18 AM
And you're point is what, exactly?

Are you saying that we shouldn't discourage teen pregnancy because men are involved? What are you saying?

The young man can be pursued for child support (and should be). It's going to affect his life big time. But unless you're planning to shoot him, it's hard to argue that this isn't going to affect her life much more than his.

Peter841 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:28 AM
I fact its considered macho for many of the cads. Some brag about the number of offspring they produced.
IndeePendent Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:13 AM
We have to find this young man and stop him! Quick, call Maury Povich. "You ARE the FATHER!"

Like the proverbial monkey typing for infinity and getting Shakespeare, Mayor Bloomberg's obsession with reforming New Yorkers' health has finally produced a brilliant ad campaign.

Posters are popping up in subway stations and bus stops giving statistics about teen pregnancy that show cute little kids saying things like, "Honestly, Mom ... chances are he won't stay with you. What happens to me?" and "I'm twice as likely not to graduate high school because you had me as a teen."

(Based on a recent CBS report, the kid could add, "Then again, I'm in the New York City public...