Our STD rate might be on the rise, but at least Minnesota's teens are having safer sex: Between 2007 and 2011, the number of teens giving birth in the state dropped by more than 30 percent.See Also:
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The corner of First Street and First Avenue in downtown Duluth will soon be the frontline of Minnesota's culture war.Anti-abortion advocates have received approval to open a Women's Care Center kitty-corner from the Women's Health Center, which is the only clinic in northern Minnesota offering abort ... More >>
A Minneapolis man discovered that his daughter was pregnant after Target started sending her coupons for baby clothes and cribs, according to an eye-opening New York Times story.The story chronicles how Target builds complex profiles of its customers, assigning each of them a "Guest ID" and study ... More >>
In a new report released by NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota Foundation, pro-choice advocates accuse state funded "crisis pregnancy centers" in the metro area of dispensing deliberately misleading or false information about pregnancy in an attempt to dissuade women from having an abortion.
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House Speaker Kurt Zellers is among the sponsors of the bill.We're not sure what any of this has to do with their campaign promises to create jobs, jobs and more jobs for Minnesotans, but Republicans in the Legislature have introduced their fifth anti-abortion rights bill this session.
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Teen moms may lose class credit--but it's not their faultFirst, the young moms who attend Broadway High School, the city's special program for teenage parents, had to move campuses. Now they're being told that some of the classes they've taken won't count toward graduation.
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Photo via wiki.racetotheright.comPete "ThePete" Arnold gets his Star Trek on.Pete and Alisha Arnold have gone on the record saying their website poll asking whether Alisha should have an abortion is not a hoax. Update: It's looking like anti-abortion advocacy. More after the jump.
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Pete and Alisha Arnold say they're serious.We live in a democracy, right? So Pete and Alisha Arnold of Apple Valley have decided to let you cast your vote on whether or not Alisha should have an abortion. (Update after the jump: Anti-abortion hoax?)
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Are these people for real?As a story, it's almost too good to be true. In fact, it may not be true at all. The more we look into the online abortion poll posted at birthornot.com, the more suspicious it sounds.
Tim Pawlenty has opted to take grant money from a federal law he wants repealed.
The money is for programs dismissed by the state as ineffective.
And he picked a grant that requires $379,000 in state matching funds, while the state is already drowning in red ink.
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Remy Mumby is a little different than other kids. On his website, foododdities, the fifth-grade boy from Lansing, Michigan, eats all sorts of gross things while sitting in his parents' living room and looking directly into the camera.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with only one child? Stretched beyond your limits with two? Frazzled out completely with three? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have, say, five children? Six? Seven, eight, nine?