Argumentative Essay On Teenage Pregnancy

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Human life has dated back to biblical times with Adam and Eve, having children is such a blessing to so many people, but how about teenagers? Teenagers having babies while they are still “babies” themselves, has become more tolerated by society. However, I do not believe that teenage pregnancy will be accept with society. According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, “the United States’ teen pregnancy rate has declined dramatically over the past two decades” (“National” 1). Teenage pregnancy has been talked about for many years, with the rise and falling teen births, but it has changed through the years even with preventions methods improving. First, I would like to make the distinction between teen pregnancy…show more content…
During this time production was key, the more hands you have to help, the more production outcome. Society strongly pressured citizens to marry and then have children; very few had to worry about teen pregnancy without being married. During many wedding ceremonies, young couples exchanging wedding vows, they were already expecting a child. In 1904, new child labor laws and compulsory education legislation went into effect, to maybe help the teenage pregnancy rate decline (“Teen Pregnancy” Encyclopedia…show more content…
The teen birth rate has been declining since, with twenty-seven births per thousand females aged from fifteen to nineteen in 2013. This is down fifty-seven percent from the peaked teen birth rate in 1991 (“National” 1). There were 273,105 babies born to teenage families and about eighty-nine percent of these births were to unmarried couples in 2013. Also, among these groups of newborns about seventeen percent were to a female who has one or more babies already. Also, in 2013 an emergency contraceptive became over the counter being very accessible to teens. However, the teen birth rate has dramatically changed over the years, but is still higher than many other countries like: Canada or the United Kingdom (“Trends”
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