Unintended pregnancies are far too common in this country. The government should be doing everything it can to reduce the number through common-sense measures such as comprehensive sex education and access to contraception. It should also make sure that women are the ones making important decisions about their health care, including on abortion and contraception—not the government. By voting, women can ensure government policies and programs do not stand in the way of women making important life decisions for themselves and getting the care they need.
Millions of women have unmet reproductive health care needs.
- Nearly half of all pregnancies are unintended.
- Each year, 750,000 teens in the United States become pregnant.
- One in four young