Information Sources

All the information provided on this web site came from the sources listed below. Please note that due to the volume of statistics, it is sometimes difficult to guarantee the accuracy of all the numbers. DCO and Decisions, Choices & Options has and will continue to make the best effort to ensure that all the information provided is the most current information available.

U.S Department of Justice

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

The Alan Guttmacher Institute

National Council of Adoption, 2007

U.S. Center for Disease Control, Atlanta

Micheal Clancy

Planned Parenthood

M. Allen et al., “The Limits of Viability”, New England Journal of Medicine

McLaughlin study, Family Planning Perspectives

Bethany Christian Services Adoption Agency

Dr. Jerome LeJeune, Professor of Genetics

Professor Hymie Gordon, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Watson A. Bowes, University of Colorado Medical School

J.C. Wilke M.D.

The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 6th ed., Moore et al. 1998

John A McNulty, Ph.D. Professor, cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy; Loyola University Medical Center

National Principles Association Report on the state of High Schools

U. S. News & World Report, Feb.27,1995

Healthy Teen Network

University of Kentucky Dept. of Philosophy