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In Texas, Abstinence-Only Programs May Contribute To Teen Pregnancies

Teenage pregnancy rates have declined across the country, but some parts of Texas have made much less progress on that. Abstinence-only sex ed policies may be one reason why.

Amid calls to remove a confederate statue, Georgetown, Texas erected a monument to Dan Moody, a lawyer who charged and convicted four members of the local KKK in the 1920s. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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Texas Town 'Balances' Confederate Statue With One Of Lawyer Who Fought KKK

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In Texas, Abstinence-Only Programs May Contribute To Teen Pregnancies

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