Love Carefully Day

Back in 1976, the Zero Population Growth society launched an effort to get Valentine's Day rebranded as "Love Carefully Day," as a way to bring awareness to the problem of teen pregnancy.

"Happy Love Carefully Day" doesn't have quite the same ring to it as "Happy Valentine's Day," but their effort must have been somewhat successful, because Google reveals that even this year a few places, such as Allan Hancock College, will hold Love Carefully Day events.

Lincoln Journal Star - Feb 13, 1976



Tampa Tribune - Feb 13, 1976

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Feb 14, 2018
     Category: Holidays





Comments
So, what else is new?
Posted by KDP in Madill. OK on 02/14/18 at 07:57 PM
The teen pregnancy rate today is less than half of what it was in 1976.
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/04/29/why-is-the-teen-birth-rate-falling/
Posted by ges on 02/14/18 at 10:54 PM
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