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Despite its Christian heritage, the United States leads every other nation in the industrialized world in the percentage of single-parent families (23%), abortion rate (22.9 per 1,000 women aged 15-44), sexually transmitted diseases (syphillis rate is 6.3 per 100,000 and gonorrhea rate is 149.5 per 100,000), teenage birth rate (42 per 1,000 girls aged 15-19), use of illegal drugs by students (44.9 % using in 1998), and the size of the prison population (327 per 100,000). Our rate of child poverty (20%) is likewise abysmal.

Source: "Lost in America" by Tom Clegg and Warren Bird

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