There's a stunning twist to the sudden rise in teen pregnancies at Gloucester High School. 17 students there are expecting and, according to a published report, most of them became that way on purpose.
Time Magazine is reporting that nearly half of the girls confessed to making a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together. None of the girls is older than 16.
Principal Joseph Sullivan said that wasn't all that was shocking.
"We found out one of the fathers is a 24-year-old homeless guy," he told Time.
When asked why a former pregnant high school girl, Amanda Ireland, posed an answer and responded with: "They're so excited to finally have someone to love them unconditionally."
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-Who is responsible for such behavior? Society? Parents? The girls? All of them?
-Do you think a teenage girl should have confidentiality when her parents still support her?
-Love unconditional... it seems that the girls would have learned this when their parents introduced them to Jesus of the scriptures and every time they entered church. He can give so much more than a baby can yeah? I wonder if He was even introduced to them?
-Are these girls thinking in the short term? What happens when that fatherless baby gets their age?