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They Were Told That God Was Very Mad At Them. Then They Were Told That They Were Going To Hell.

What happens when you want to change the world, but find yourself changing diapers instead?You do both.It may not be easy, but these youngwomen show that being a teen mom isn’t the end of the world. They don’t lettheir situation or the stigma attached to it get them down. Instead, they get littlehelp from their community (and put the naysayers on ice).

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Now, I’m not advocating that teen pregnancy is the only way, butlet’s be clear—women who choose to have children at a young age should not bedemonized or disrespected. Especially since the facts mentioned in thisvideo check out to be true. The CDC says that only 50% of teen moms receive high school diplomas by the time they're 22 years old, versus 90% of women who decide to wait to start their families. It’s important to have support systemsin place to make sure that all young women, regardless of their life decisions, have an opportunity to get an education.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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