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Note to the 112th Congress, 2011...

Here is a quick place to CUT SPENDING:

$363 Million of our hard-earned TAX DOLLARS, given ANNUALLY to Planned Parenthood and the entire abortion industry, can be CUT from Title XX - and other grants.

In 2008, Planned Parenthood performed 324,008 abortions, and received $363 million in government grants and contracts.

As 10,000 baby boomers now retire each week for the next several years, and only TWO American workers will now work to provide Social Security for every ONE retired American...

WHY should Planned Parenthood get our tax dollars to kill our preborn Americans?

 
Birth Control Use Data for Teen and Young Adult Females, 1995 PDF Print E-mail

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, Vital and Health Statistics Division data for 1995:

  15-19 year olds 20-24 year olds
Pill 13% 33%
Condom 10.9% 16.7%
No Contraceptives 70.2% 36.6%
Never had intercourse 49.8% 12.1%

Of 9.7 million women using "coitis-dependent contraceptives"  [i.e. barrier birth control methods such as the condom] in the 3 months prior to the interview, about 33% -- over 3 million -- used them inconsistently. An even higher percentage of teens using these methods reported inconsistent use -- 38%. The highest percentage of any group of women reporting inconsistent use was in the 20-24 year old group -- almost 42%.

9% of sexually active teens under age 16 are using the pill; 33.6% of these teens use condoms.

Nearly 30% of all women who had intercourse in the 3 months prior to the interview and used the pill as the only contraceptive method, reported missing a pill at least once during the cycle. [Table 45]

 
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