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Pregnant Daughter of McCain Running Mate Focuses Attention on US Sex Education


The news that the 17-year-old unmarried daughter of Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is pregnant has brought the issues of teen sex and sex education into the media spotlight.

For the first time in 15 years, the teen birth rate in America is on the rise. As Brian Padden reports, the issues of sexual activity by teens and how information about sex is conveyed to them in school are highly controversial.

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