Teen Pregnancy


After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies

Instead of paying for safe and reliable contraceptives, Texas footed the bill for an almost 30% increase in indigent child birth claims.  During the study period, in counties with Planned Parenthood affiliates, the rate of childbirth covered by Medicaid increased by 1.9 percentage points (a relative increase of 27.1% from baseline) within 18 months after…


Help for Pregnant Teens

Jane’s Due Process, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001. The organization’s mission is to ensure legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas. Created in 2001, Jane’s Due Process is recognized in parental involvement states as a pioneer in delivering legal services to pregnant teens. The core of the JDP program is its statewide…

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