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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Unwanted Pregnancies Rates Doubled in Military

"A new study released in the February issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology found that military women experience a higher-than-average unintended pregnancy rate, and the rate actually increased between 2005 and 2008.

"It's surprising that the unintended pregnancy rate is so high among servicewomen since they have access to high quality medical care at no cost," said Kate Grindlay, lead author on the study and a senior project manager at Ibis Reproductive Health, in a press release."*

Unwanted pregnancies for women in the military are double the U.S. national average. There are a large number of sexual assaults, but is there a stigma against birth control among soldiers? Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian (Host, TYT University), and Wes Clark Jr. (Screenwriter, Consultant) discuss.

*Read more from Kay Steiger/ Raw Story:

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