Mayor Denies Teen Pregnancy Pact

There is no evidence that 17 girls at a Massachusetts high school joined a "pact" before they became pregnant, the mayor of Gloucester, Mass, said today, blaming the increased number of teen mothers on a lack of health education funding and the "glamorization of pregnancy" in the media. "I am not able to confirm the existence of a pact," Mayor Carolyn Kirk said. "Any planned blood oath to become pregnant — there is no evidence." Time magazine last week reported a rumor, given...Full Story
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