NYC Subway Ads Put Shameful Face on Teen Pregnancy

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It may be too late for Kailyn Lowry, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City's Human Resources Administration is hoping it isn't too late for other teenagers around the country.

The government has placed a series of ads around the subway system, each one depicting an infant and carrying a message to potential young mothers.

Kailyn LowryMayor Michael Bloomberg has placed a ban on large sodas in New York City.
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"Honestly Mom," reads one poster. "Chances are he won't stay with you. What happens to me?"

Said Mayor Bloomberg of the controversy: "This campaign makes very clear to young people that there's a lot at stake when it comes to deciding to raise a child."

That may be true, but are the posters appropriate? Sound off now: Do these subway ads go too far?

 

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