Out-of-Wedlock Babies: Intended . . . Or Not?

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Planned Parenthood and other leftist, pro-abortion organizations have succeeded in painting a picture of unwed motherhood as that of an ill-fated teenager who – from ignorance, impulsiveness, lack of “protection,” or emotional vulnerability – “finds” herself pregnant. But is this correct? Planned Parenthood also conveys the idea that most of the babies being born out of wedlock are unintended and unwanted. Is that correct?

Despite all the anecdotal evidence that “everybody knows,” the two Planned Parenthood depictions about unwed births are not representative of the situation in the vast majority of cases today. [more …]

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