‘Birth Control’ Archive

LARCS, Abstinence, and Other Matters of Education March 26, 2015 No Comments

I have read Isabel Sawhill’s new book, Generation Unbound.  In this, she tells us that she would encourage young people to be ‘planners’ rather than ‘drifters’ when it comes to relationships, marriage, and child bearing.  [Among other implications of this, it implies that ‘falling in love’ is not the best thing to do or the […]

Declining Birth and Marriage Rates Threaten Whom? January 2, 2013 No Comments

Jonathan Last says declining birth and marriage rates are “a threat to the right’s political survival”[?]  More likely the left’s political survival; the right is making such babies as are being made, and all they have to do is educate and bring them up properly. In response to: “Demography as destiny: The vital American family” […]

Melinda’s Choice Crusade for Women: Breaking the Planned Parenthood Monopoly? June 22, 2012 1 Comment

I read here that Melinda Gates has decided that ‘birth control’ and ‘family planning’ are important.  On the one hand, I have a lot of concern about the ‘contraceptive culture’ and the impact of separating the way we make babies from the actual matter of making babies.  [Full disclosure:  we did use those things in […]