UnknownWe created a national crisis by not investing in birth control and family planning.

We often do things that totally defy common sense, and when it comes to sex we’re often outright stupid. Where does this stupidity come from? The sources are many: our discomfort with the subject of sex, our failure to talk openly with our children, and pediatricians failing to do their jobs. Those are the obvious ones, but underneath the surface lies a callous disregard on the part of politicians and public policy leaders for the chaos and their discrimination against women, the poor, and minorities causes.

Take a look at these facts assembled by Nicholas Kristof in a recent New York Times Op-Ed piece entitled Politicians, Teens and Birth Control.



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