22 Jul '11, 9am

What is Controversial About Birth Control? | Care2 Causes

If you don't believe in using birth control, fine: don't use it. Nobody is going to FORCE you to use it. Even if a pregnancy would kill you, your doctor does not have the right to force birth control on you, nor does he have the right to unilaterally force an abortion upon you to save your life. You have rights, even if the one you're exercising involves throwing your own life away. But so does everyone ELSE have rights. You do not have the right to enforce pregnancy upon the rest of the world, nor do you have the right to enforce childbirth. Therefore, you do not have the right to force women NOT to use birth control. Just as your absolute right to swing your fist ends at the other guy's nose, so does your absolute right to make choices about birth control end at the other girl's womb. Your own womb in your only province. You have no territorial rights over some other wom...

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care2.com 22 Jul '11, 8pm

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care2.com 21 Jul '11, 6pm

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care2.com 16 Jul '11, 1am

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care2.com 23 Jul '11, 4pm

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care2.com 21 Jul '11, 7pm

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care2.com 15 Jul '11, 10am

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care2.com 20 Jul '11, 2am

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care2.com 20 Jul '11, 5pm

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grist.org 13 Jul '11, 2pm

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