"Pregnancy Pact" Teen Just Wanted To Have A Family Of Her Own

For a few feverish days in the middle of the summer, the media descended »10/28/08 12:00pm10/28/08 12:00pm on Gloucester, Massachusetts, to gawk at a mess of pregnant teenagers who had allegedly formed some sort of fertile coven. The teens of the "pregnancy pact" on national TV, which gave the story legs for another week or so, but certainly before…


Writer Blames Second Wave Feminists For Failing To Prevent Teen Pregnancy

ABC Family's much-hyped teen pregnancy drama The Secret Life of an American Teenager debuts tonight and that, coupled with the Gloucester High baby explosion, has inspired a slew of articles discussing the state of barely-legal uteri. Christopher Caldwell of the Financial Times claims that the current "ideology" of… »7/01/08 9:30am7/01/08 9:30am

Teen Mom Denies Pregnancy Pact; Principal Stands By His Story

The Gloucester "pregnancy pact" continues to make news, both in the United States and abroad. Though almost all of the knocked up kids have refused to speak to the press about the alleged "blood oath" for which they all agreed to get pregnant together by any means necessary (rumor is that one of the fathers is a local »6/27/08 9:30am6/27/08 9:30am

Time Writer Goes On Today To Discuss Gloucester "Pregnancy Pact"

Kathleen Kingsbury, the Time scribe behind the now-infamous Gloucester "pregnancy pact" article went on Today to discuss the controversy brewing behind the piece. As previously reported, the Mayor of Gloucester, Carolyn Kirk, has said that the notion that the 17 pregnant Gloucester High students had made a pact to get… »6/24/08 1:00pm6/24/08 1:00pm

Carolyn Kirk, the Mayor of Gloucester, Massachusetts, says that the teen "pregnancy pact"

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… »6/23/08 10:45am6/23/08 10:45am