Preventing Teen Pregnancies Can Save Taxpayers Money

“These types of programs not only prevent pregnancy as well as HIV and STDs, but they also impact educational outcomes – more of these teens go to college.”

June 4, 2015

Teen pregnancies cost taxpayers in Georgia about half a billion dollars
every year, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention. So the federal government has put a lot of money
into pregnancy prevention programs – including the Carrera Teenage
Pregnancy Prevention Program in Georgia.     

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