Or the British tabloid OK! As to just when and with whom, rumors keep arising to buffet what were yesterday asserted as facts. There are a lot of pregnant teenagers in this country -- more than in any other developed nation -- and many more are having sex and not getting pregnant, of course, or getting anyone pregnant. You will decide for yourself whether it is immoral or whether it is your business to decide that at all. Even in this she is not quite unique. Castle-Hughes declared herself to be happy, had her baby and went back to work. So it is also a story about Our Children and, by extension, Our Nation, blogged and reported and op-edited to a fare thee well. I am on the verge of apologizing for bringing it up again. It is also a business story pierced by a health crisis, a tale of money and morals and even public policy, somewhere deep inside of which resides an actual girl who, through some combination of thought and action, of thoughtlessness and inaction, is with child. Nickelodeon has been supportive of the actress while remaining silent as to their shared future.
Account Profile. Sign Out. Forty-four-year-old Elle Macpherson is dating year-old art dealer Vito Schnabel. Super Bowl winner Antonio Pierce refused a lap dance at Tens the other night to focus on the game. It clearly worked! Lionel Bissoon, see their adopted child after they broke up.
CNN -- The announced pregnancy of Jamie Lynn Spears -- the year-old children's television star and younger sister of beleaguered pop star Britney Spears -- is casting new light on how states deal with the thorny issue of consensual sex among teens. Spears, the star of Nickelodeon's "Zoey ," told OK! Magazine that she's pregnant and that the father is her year-old boyfriend. There has been no public talk of criminal prosecution in the case. Consensual sex between the two may well have been legal, depending on where and when it took place. But critics of the nation's statutory rape laws say that laws that are ignored in some cases can be used to put other teens in prison and land them on sex-offender registries. In Louisiana, where Spears lives, it is a misdemeanor for someone age 17 to 19 to have consensual sex with someone age 15 to 17 if the difference between their ages is more than two years. In California, where she sometimes tapes her television show, it's a misdemeanor to have sex with someone younger than 18 if the offender is less than three years older.
From educators to parents, direct conversations are needed with all students. The entire concept of "consent" is constantly misunderstood. In reporting of pregnancies involving minors, the media often says "consensual sex among minors. Here is where the problem begins. Two people talking with each other.