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Resource ID: #4503
Subject: Children
Source: Alabama Journal (Montgomery, Ala.)
Date: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 1986.



Alabama Journal estimates the cost of pregnant teens to taxpayers is about $97 million a year in welfare and social programs; blames political controversy about sex education in schools on the lack of a comprehensive solution to the problem; links the high rate of teen pregnancies to the high rate of infant mortality.

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