Teenage girl with pregnancy test
August 11th, 2017

Back in 2011, Texas lawmakers decided to cut millions of dollars in funding for family planning services like Planned Parenthood in favor of an abstinence-only approach. Then-governor Ricky Perry framed the policy as a necessary step to decrease abortions. He … Continue reading

A woman holding a pregnancy test
May 25th, 2017

18-year-old Maddi Runkles is a student at Heritage Academy, a small Christian high school in Maryland. Up until this past January, she was living the normal life of an American teenager. Like many other high school seniors, Maddi was looking … Continue reading

Sex-Ed is a controversial topic, but reason dictates that it is a good idea to teach kids about sex.
March 24th, 2016

In the public school system, it is pretty common for districts to teach a sex education class. These typically take place between 5th and 8th grades, though sometimes earlier and sometimes later. Some districts take a different approach, teaching a form … Continue reading