A study shows that teen abortions have significantly declined over the past few decades.
Wired PR News — The number of teens getting abortions has declined sharply since the 1980’s according to a research study. However, as reported by Newsweek, while there is a decrease in abortions for women 20 to 29 years of age, the decline is much lower in comparison to the teen rate.
As noted by Newsweek, according to the study released by the Guttmacher Institute, older individuals are more likely to face the issue of abortion than teens, despite popular belief. This is most like due to financial difficulties facing pregnant women who already have children. Rachel Jones, a senior research associate at Guttmacher Institute is quoted in the report as stating, “We’re aware that today, most of the women having abortions are moms struggling to take care of the children they already have.”
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