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Abortion rates in the US are at levels not seen since Roe v. Wade


In 1973, the US Supreme Court decision in the case of Roe v. Wade declared unconstitutional state laws that ban abortion. That year, the national abortion rate was 16.3 per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44. 221 more words

Why B said no to the Depo!

Like most females in the UK and around the world hormonal contraceptive was something in which I had been on since leaving school. It is something that I feel is forced upon teenagers by doctors; sold as this wonder pill that can have all sorts of benefits when really it is doing more harm then good. 521 more words

#Birth Control

The Coil and other contraceptives

Having tried every contraceptive pill under the sun and a condom incident that led me to the emergency room, I recently decided it was time to get serious about contraception. 974 more words

Taboo Tuesdays

The knock-on effects of not getting knocked up

Nina Klaff shares her personal experience with the contraceptive pill.

Birth control has come a long way from the pessaries of crocodile dung used by the Ancient Egyptians. 832 more words

That's What She Said

The Feminine Church

The Catholic female experience grows strangely accustomed to public ridicule. Countless conversations echo;”what a shame it is that an intelligent, bright woman like yourself is Catholic.” Oftentimes women pose the question,”so you want to be barefoot and pregnant your whole life then…and what about contraception?!” with preconceived answer in mind. 1,032 more words

Praying through the Scriptures

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint John 1:29-34.
John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. 120 more words