I have a dream.
I have a dream that young females will be able to take care of the responsibilities that come along with having a baby. I have a dream that one day every individual male or female will go to college and succeed in what their heart desires to be. Then choose to get married or not, and have a child. Now is the time to open our eyes and realize that young teenagers are being sexual active and parents should take the responsibilities of being there to talk to their children about the birds and the bees and what harmful risk they are taking when not being abstinence. The best time to start talking about sex is when your child is at an age to understand what sex is. When that time comes; speak to your children about not having sex and waiting until they are married. Give your child the opportunity to ask questions and give them an honest opinion about the pros of being abstinence and the cons of being sexually active. It is obvious today that the rate of teen pregnancy and the birth rate of adolescents have declined since 1990, due to increased use of condoms, but there are still young teens taking the risk of getting pregnant. We can never be satisfied as long as unplanned pregnancies are frequently resolved by abortion which 1.3 million teens in the United States decide to make that choice, due to them being afraid of having a baby at a young age. I have a dream that condoms should be given out at school because they may or may not be used but at least the students will be surrounded with opportunities for responsibility and will not have the excuse of not having access to condoms. Imagine your daughter or son coming home and saying “I’m pregnant” or “she’s pregnant” and their excuse was “I could not and did not buy enough condoms.” Teens are having sex. More than once, and they should be armed with all defenses against unwanted pregnancy and STDS. Teen parents do not have the self-confidence they need to make the most of their own lives in the work...
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