Carolyn Kirk, the Mayor of Gloucester, Massachusetts, says that the teen "pregnancy pact" the country is up in arms about has "not been confirmed." Despite the fact that 17 Gloucester High girls, all 16 or younger and most of them sophomores, all became pregnant this spring, because "the high school principal is the one who initially [called it a pregnancy pact], and no one else has said it," Kirk tells the AP, it might not exist. The mayor is holding a meeting today with school and health officials to discuss the alleged pact. As noted earlier, Dr. Brian Orr and Nurse Practitioner Kim Daly quit their jobs with the school district after the spate of pregnancies because their plan to provide confidential contraception was nixed. [AP via LAT]
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