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  • Prohibitions On Contraceptives
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    The rapid advances in science and medicine since 1950, and especially the advances in computer technology since 1980, have revolutionized the way society functions. It is widely recognized that our society is making a transition from the industrial manufacturing age to an information age. In contrast, the U.S. Constitution and most of our common law was written when people lived in an agrarian economy prior to 1850. Law has been slow to adapt to the choices posed by technology. While I believe t...
  • Only Birth Control Method
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    The practice of birth control prevents conception, thus limiting reproduction. The term birth control, coined by Margaret SANGER in 1914, usually refers specifically to methods of contraception, including STERILIZATION. The terms family planning and planned parenthood have a broader application. METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL Attempts to control fertility have been going on for thousands of years. References to preventing conception are found in the writings of priests, philosophers, and physicians of...
  • Widespread Use Of Emergency Contraception
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    Birth Control is defined as various ways used to prevent pregnancy from occurring. Birth Control has been a concern for humans for thousands of years. The first contraception devices were mechanical barriers in the vagina that prevented the male sperm from fertilizing the female egg. Other methods of birth control that were used in the vagina were sea sponges, mixtures of crocodile dung and honey, quinine, rock salt and alum. We have come a long way from past time times of contraceptives, althou...
  • People Use Contraceptives
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    Contraception and it's Moral Standing The use of contraception was never as widely proclaimed and exhibited as it is now. The use of contraception has become so mainstream, that it is now "normal" for even teens to use these contraceptives. Schools promote the use of this once taboo practice of artificial birth control, and partake in the distribution of condoms amongst students. This is a clear example of how modern society and its practices can change the way people act morally and physically....
  • Teenage Males Use Condoms
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    During the 1980's, efforts increased to alert the public to the dangers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and unintended pregnancy, yet these problems have increased. Adolescents and young adults have been especially hard hit. Pregnancy and birth rates among teenagers are at their highest levels in two decades. Research has demonstrated that consistent condom use is an effective way to prevent the transmission of HIV and other STDs and in the prev...
  • New Constitutional Right To Privacy
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    Griswold vs. Connecticut Estelle Griswold began her fight for contraception (birth control) in the 1940's. She traveled to different slums of the world and realized that these places were largely overpopulated. This sparked an interest in her. She believed that inadequate information about contraception was a major cause of human misery both abroad and even in segments of the Connecticut population. When she returned to New Haven, she joined the Planned Parenthood League and soon became its Exec...
  • Sex B Oral Contraception 1
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    Outline I. Introduction II. Process of Conception A. Ovulation B. Fertilization C. Gestation D. Birth. Methods of Contraception A. Abstinence B. Oral Contraception C. Intrauterine Device D. Condom E. Diaphragm F. Vaginal Contraception Sponge G. Cervical Cap H. Rythem Method I. Norplant J. Sterilization 1. Vasectomy 2. Tubal Ligation K. De pro Provera L. Morning After Pill (B-I, K-L) 1. What is it 2. What it does 3. Effectiveness 4. Advantages and Disadvantages 5. Who can use it 6. How it is used...
  • Emergency Contraception Pills To Patients
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    Emergency Contraception in the United States Today November 2, 1998 In a world today where unplanned or unintended pregnancies occur in exuberant numbers there is a great need for a solution. Emergency contraception is one that comes to mind. In the United States approximately 3.2 million of the total six million annual pregnancies are accidental, half of these ending in abortion (Lindberg, 1997). Eighty percent of teen pregnancies are unintended, and each year, one in nine young women aged 15-1...
  • Number Of Oral Contraceptives And Abortifacients
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    Contraception and Abortion from the Ancient World to the Renaissance by John Riddle, is a book that tries to make sense of the historical records related to birth control. The historical medical records that Riddle looked at for his book were from the classical and medieval periods. Riddle says how surprised and struck he was by the number of oral contraceptives and abortifacients that were mentioned in the records. For the most part classical and medieval birth control methods have been regarde...
  • Use Of The Condom
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    Would you like to be on the receiving end of a snakeskin condom Men and women have been using birth control for thousands of years. Typically though if you look to the past there has been a big difference in how and why contraception was used for the opposite sexes. Focus on actual birth control in history was mainly up to the woman, while men's contraception was focused on preventing disease. This can be taken back to one of the earliest known uses of the condom. Roman soldiers used sheepskin c...
  • Different Methods Of Natural Birth Control
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    Artificial Contraceptives Artificial Contraceptive Artificial Contraceptives Essay, Research Paper Artificial Contraceptive should be eliminated. This is my argument. Why you ask? Well, although my viewpoint sounds a little radical, I have come up with several reasons why natural is better. Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia defines with birth control as any method used to prevent pregnancy from occurring. Methods available today range from permanent procedures such as surgical sterilization to...

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