With the highest rate among Blacks (big surprise there-not), turns out that according to the Center for Disease Control, "An estimated 3.2 million U.S. girls ages 14 and 19 -- about 26 percent of that age group -- have a sexually transmitted infection such as the human papillomavirus or HPV, chlamydia, genital herpes or trichomoniasis."
14 years old!?!?!? Um is it now safe to say that the whole "teach abstinence" movement is a crock of shit? I'm just saying.
Perhaps the only thing halfway amusing about the article was the fact that they opted to use white teenagers in the lead photo. Way to be PC.http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUKN1157399920080311?feedType=nl&feedName=ukmorningdigest
PS, check out the how the coverage in the NYT emphasizes the African American teen issue v. Reuters (a British company) whose focus was on the girls as a single group.
God bless America!