Press: Family Plan

Uncle Sam wants to tell

It is one of the facts of life, albeit a lesser one: the hardest person for a teen-ager to talk to about sex is a parent. Dealing with that reality is difficult enough as it is. But now the Federal Government, and thus the courts, have fallen into this generational communication gap.

Each year more than 600,000 girls under 18 go to federally supported clinics to get contraceptives. Responding to conservative charges that the Government was a silent partner in promoting illicit sex, the Reagan Administration last week formally...

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