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  • Support For Legal Abortion
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    Human life begins at conception. Therefore, abortion is murder of a person. Personhood at conception is a religious belief, not a provable biological fact. Mormon and some Fundamentalist churches believe in personhood at conception; Judaism holds that it begins at birth and abortion is not murder; ensoul ment theories vary widely within Protestantism. The religious community will never reach consensus on the definition of a "person" or when abortion is morally justified. Use of the term "pro-abo...
  • Birth Control Pill
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    The Birth Control Pill: The Pill with Many Issues Generations of women have lived with the task of controlling the childbearing process. In 1960, the Food and Drug Administration approved the birth control pill. The approval of the pill was a great event for women. The birth control pill not only prevents pregnancy, it also treats several feminine disorders. Before the birth control pill, many women turned to illegal or self-performed abortion. In 1973 abortion was made legal by the case of Roe ...
  • Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills
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    Methods of Birth Control Birth control pills are an oral contraceptive for women. They are monophasic, biphasic, or triphasic. Each type contains estrogen and progestin in differing amounts. Monophasic birth control pills maintain the same levels of estrogen and progestin throughout the course, while biphasic pills keep the estrogen level the same while increasing the progestin levels for the last 11 days of the pack, and triphasic pills are designed to mimic the natural menstrual cycle by varyi...
  • Attempt To Abort A Child
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    Abortion on demand should be legal for many reasons. In countries where abortion is absolutely not tolerated it is a fact that women continue to receive abortions, from unqualified back-street abortionists or the village massage abortionist. Both of these individuals risk putting the woman through painful and potentially fatal tortures just in an attempt to abort a child. Each year 84 000 women die worldwide from failed abortion attempts. Because of anti-abortion legislation women avoid going to...
  • Abortion As A Form Of Birth Control
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    Abortion Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in the world today, and almost everyone has their own opinion about it. Many people tend to over look the fact that a woman's body is hers and hers alone; therefore, her personal feelings should have the greatest influence on the outcome of the pregnancy. Nobody has the right to make her do something that she does not want to do. Abortion deals with the woman's private life and should have nothing to do with the government. However, abort...
  • Birth Control And Abortion
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    How has the policy of birth control and abortion affected the nations of our world in the 20th and 21st century? Did you know that in the America there are four thousand abortions a day? The second highest rate in the world! In America we have the right between having an abortion or taking the responsibility to use birth control. In the twentieth century technological advantages has brought American to change their point of view in a major legal dispute. Abortion is the conclusion of a pregnancy...
  • 99 5 Effective Method Of Birth Control
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    Richard Bradford IV. Mr. Jonathan Bishop Birth Control Report Tuesday March 28, 2000 The Effectiveness of Birth Control Todays woman has many birth control options that allow her to plan whether or not she has children, when she has children, and the age difference between her children. This paper is designed as an overview of available options about choosing a birth control method that matches the physical, emotional and lifestyle needs. I personally feel that the pill is a excellent, affordabl...
  • Birth Control And Reproductive Rights
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    Birth Control The history of the Pill is a history interwoven with capitalism, exploitation, racism and classism. In that this is a historical look at oral contraception, this section will proceed in chronological order through the development, testing and present day situation of the Pill. This historical look will also discuss the effects of capitalism, exploitation, racism and classism, with a careful look at how the effects of oral contraception were felt in vastly different ways by white wo...
  • Birth Control Pills
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    When the FDA approved the Pill for marketing in 1960, it changed America forever. The pill was released without adequate testing. Within two years, 1.2 Americans were using it and by 1973 that number had risen to 10 million. In 1969 the book The Doctors Case against the Pill by Barbara Seaman showed people the dangers. By the end of the 70's, the FDA required physicians and pharmacists to hand out sheets on possible negative effect and complications (Kalb 20-36). The pills contain two hormones, ...
  • Modern Methods Of Birth Control
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    Birth Control Birth control has been a topic affecting women's and men's health, religion, sexuality and peace of mind for many years. Let me start with the history of birth control. A variety of birth control methods have been used throughout history and across cultures. In ancient Egypt women used dried crocodile dung and honey as vaginal suppositories to prevent pregnancy. One of the earliest mentions of contraceptive vaginal suppositories appears in the E bers Medical Papyrus, a medical guid...
  • Most Effective Birth Control Method
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    What is the best method of birth control (or contraception)? All women and men should have control over if and when they become parents. Making decisions about birth control, or contraception, is not easy - there are many things to think about. Learning about birth control methods you or your partner can use to prevent pregnancy and talking with your health care provider are two good ways to get started. There is no 'best' method of birth control. Each method has its own pros and cons. Some meth...
  • Used Methods Of Birth Control
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    What exactly is birth control? Birth control means things that can be done to ensure that pregnancy only happens if and when wanted. Nowadays there are a great variety of ways to assure birth control. However, there is only one way that can be considered 100 percent secure. The more it is known about birth control options, the better chances of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy and reducing the risks of getting a sexually transmitted disease, including AIDS. The only guaranteed option of birth cont...
  • History Of Birth Control And Eugenics
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    Staci Danielle McElwainWST 150 S. 04 Eugenics Paper 9-14-99 Eugenics: An Excuse to be a Racist or a Means to a Better Tomorrow? The term eugenics was coined in the late 19th century. Its goal was to apply the breeding practices and techniques used in plants and animals to human reproduction. Francis Galton stated in his Essays in Eugenics that he wished to influence 'the useful classes' in society to put more of their DNA in the gene pool. The goal was to collect records of families who were suc...
  • Use Of Birth Control
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    Christians and Contraception: Why it is Your Choice, and Why Christianity Was Wrong in the Past INTRODUCTION Contraception History Contraception is defined by Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary as the prevention of conception. Its synonym is birth control; defined as the avoidance of unwanted pregnancies by preventing fertilization by the use of contraceptives or continence. It is argued that many forms of birth control are not in fact contraceptives because they do not interrupt the conceptu...
  • Only Birth Control Method
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    History of Birth Control Although birth control has been practiced since ancient times, the first organized efforts developed during the 19th century as population increased dramatically because of improved medical care, nutrition, and sanitation. However, birth control met with resistance. In 1873 the United States Congress enacted the Comstock Law, which prohibited the distribution of birth-control devices and information. During the early 1900's, American nurse Margaret Sanger led the birth-c...
  • Common Misconceptions About Abortion
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    The dispute on abortion has become one of the most heated debates in today's society. It is a subject that can instigate incredibly strong emotions on either side of the argument. Since the Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973, which legalized abortions in the United States, women have had the individual right as people to decide the fate of their own bodies. This right can not be negotiated. People are not merely a means to an end, but ends themselves. A woman treated as an incubator o...
  • Birth Control
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    Margaret Sanger and the Progressive Era Margaret Sanger was a radical, a feminist, a writer, and a leader of the birth control movement. Sanger published a journal, The Woman Rebel, all about her thoughts on this subject, in 1914. Her mission was to defy the law and provide women with contraceptive information. She believed that women could change the social structure of society by obtaining sexual equality through birth control. She soon became an activist and was determined to educate women ab...
  • Oral Contraceptive Method Of Birth Control
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    The purpose of the oral contraceptive, also called the birth control pill, is to do just that: control birth. While "on the Pill", women have the freedom to decide when to have children and how many. Previous to the approval of the Pill by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1960, other methods of birth control were used, such as the condom, the diaphragm, and the "rhythm" method. These practices were not completely reliable, and women who were using these methods were still having many ch...
  • Issue Of Birth Control
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    Topic: Birth Control Description of Topic The controversy of birth control evolves around an issue that has puzzled our morality for years passed. Through countless instances man has tried to separate the sexual act from that of procreation and subsequent childbearing. However, the essence of choosing acceptably lies not only within our morality, but additionally in our power to surmount through the pressure that exists in today's world. Hence our morality, coupled with society's constraints, bl...
  • Abortion As A Form Of Birth Control
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    In Abortion Essay Abortion Essay In the past decades, a serious issue has come into a worldwide viewpoint. This issue, abortion, has become a massive concern and needs to be paid close attention to! Abortion should be outlawed in the U.S. forever. There needs to be a law to stop all abortions. Due to overwhelming evidence, having an abortion should be made illegal in the U.S. because there are three important ways that abortion hurts people worldwide. First, women who choose to have an abortion ...

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