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On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: Teen pregnancy and birth rates are seeing a downward trend nationwide. However, in Texas, the data show that this downward trend has slowed dramatically over a four-year period. This happens to correlate strongly with the state’s broad defunding of family planning services, including Planned Parenthood. Those cuts began in earnest in 2011 under then-Gov. Rick Perry. A new study examines the connection, and we learn more from researcher Analisa Packham from Miami... Read More
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