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Trouble in the Nanny State

vietnamvet Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 10:37 AM
There SHOU:D be a stigma connected with teen pregnancy. When a teen girl becomes pregnant, it shows she has 'loose' morals. There USED to be a stigma, and when it went away the problem became intensified. When teen pregnancy is condoned, or worse, praised, young women will not actively try to avoid it.

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...