Federal Policy

Federal Policy

Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy, works to identify, develop, and promote a variety of federal policy options that ensure that young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to become pregnant and have a child. This section contains resources on federal funding for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education, contraceptive access, and related issues, such as poverty and education. These policies can increase the opportunity that young people have to pursue the future that they want for themselves.

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Fact Sheet
By reducing unintended pregnancies, the Title X Family Planning Program is a proven way to save taxpayer dollars.
Fact Sheet
There are several federal funding streams for teen pregnancy prevention education— which total…
Correspondence
More than 200 groups who support federal investments in the TPP Program and PREP signed a letter urging Congress to continue funding these valuable programs.
Publication
What would the map of the US look like if we excluded Title X health centers?
Publication
When young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get…
Correspondence
Modest investments in high quality programs that reduce unplanned pregnancy makes fiscal sense and can pay great dividends.
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Providing an environment where young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child not only benefits the young people themselves, but also leads to significant savings in publicly funded programs.