“82% of unintended pregnancies in developing countries are caused by lack of access to contraception”
This rings of the toilet seat logic from the eighties and nineties, before ad campaigns taught people that they couldn’t get HIV from being near infected people… except backwards. “Unintended pregnancy is caused by a lack of birth control!” Well crap. There goes abstinence, celibacy, and self-control! If you’re not popping pills, you will spontaneously fertilize at the age of 14 and every ten months after until menopause… or until you change your evil pregnant ways. So, think twice kiddies! That note Joey wrote to you Freshman year? BAM! Made a baby.
This statistic is a skewed characterization of a United Nations report that came out late last year, supposedly declaring birth control a “Universal Human Right.” The term they actually used in the report was “Voluntary family planning should be universally accepted as an intrinsic human right”. They also leave out that the report was not about human rights, medicine, or even prospectus for future studies. It was a population report that projected curbed births in developing countries could save the governments $11 Billion a year, and possibly the UN $5.6 billion a year. The UN suggested that universally accessible contraception and education could prevent 56 million “unintended” pregnancies and 24 million abortions every year worldwide. Unintended, like backing into a mail box or over the neighbor’s poodle.
I spent hours compiling data and trends on a small portion of the relevant factors involved. After about fourteen pages, that are barely coherent droves of numbers and pointed accusations, I realized that numbers do not convert. Nor do manipulative anecdotes about tearing still living infants limb from limb, hearing their gasps and whimpers after partial birth abortions. Humans are vile and remarkable beasts. Granted reason and intellect, opposable thumbs, and the power over our environment, and we find the most atrocious ways to justify inhuman [beyond animal] behaviors.
That every civil rights organization in America is not marching on the square demanding the end to eugenic policies that target at a rate of 19:1 minority women, the impoverished, and under-educated is a sign of what our nation has become. Our young women have been taught that being sexually available to a man at all times is somehow an empowerment. Marriage and parenthood are forms of bondage put upon them by evil men. They’re being told that the only kind of health care they need, is in the form of pills, patches, shots, and implants. Anything else is irresponsible and would result in a burdensome flurry of drama and humiliation.
Young men are being told that it’s okay to spurn the roles from generations past, embrace flights of fancy, pursue illicit gratification through pornography, treat women like men and men like women, and that it’s okay not just to walk away from their responsibilities but carry their pregnant love interests to abortion clinics to “have it taken care of.”
The alternatives have been painted as fanatical male oriented forms of domination and control. Because it makes sense that sex crazed men, bent on enslaving subservient women, would demand protracted non physical courtships before long engagements, modestly dressed wives, periodic abstinence, way more knowledge about female physiology than all but a GYN could know, increased financial commitments, and increased responsibility for family planning. Totally ruled by their libidos, those pesky men.
It would seem that the only folks that have been empowered have been the immoral, the scheming eugenicist, and those that profit from this sex trade. The abortion industry makes close to a billion dollars a year. Pharmaceutical companies that produce chemical contraceptives make 2.6 billion a year and the healthcare industry makes another 9-12 billion a year. That’s not even calculating in the 110 million people who have contracted sexually transmitted diseases from HPV to HIV. HPV is quickly replacing AIDS as the deadliest STD, with ties to several highly aggressive and deadly cancers. Those diseases bring in billions more, with 19 million new cases a year.
Maybe telling folks that participating in this mentality is tantamount to consenting to legalized third-party prostitution, aided by our government, complicit simpering fools for sale, and generations of rich white men that prefer a class of uneducated laborers without the will to change their station, or even the education to recognize it, will somehow make a difference?
Attacks on any religion that preaches against the vices that this legalized third-party prostitution enables are hardly a surprise. The Catholic Church is not the schismatic scandal ridden thing we see on paid news. It is the most vital, powerful, and populace entity in the world, backed not just by the will of a billion man membership, but with the Grace of God. She protects us from being forced to trade in this sin. “They” know this and so they chip away, offering poison apples and challenging their own followers to sacrifice their first-born to prove allegiance. They lure away the weak, hiding their motives with words like “unintended,” “choice,” and “Intrinsic Human Right.”