After implementation of the Colorado Family Planning Initiative, teen births and abortions dropped by nearly half.
Public health experts have known this for decades, and evidence showing the protective benefits of intentional parenthood keeps pouring in. The challenge has been how to move the dial. That’s why Colorado’s success caught experts’ attention worldwide.
On Thursday, March 20, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn joined the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association for a briefing on “The Publicly Funded Family Planning Network: An Essential Partner in the New Health Care Environment.” Her prepared remarks are below. The Affordable Care Act represents an historic investment in the health of American women and […]