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“Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?” A Letter From A Reader.

I received this email asking a question I frequently receive from young Christian couples trying to decide about which birth control to consider. My answers to him are IN CAPS:

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More Evidence That the BCP Causes Unrecognized Abortions

Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?I’ve published two academic articles on the likely association between the birth control pill (BCP) and unrecognized abortions (the so-called “post-fertilization effect” of the pill):

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Does The Morning-After-Pill, ‘Ella,’ Cause Abortions? It Depends Upon Your Definition of Abortion!

Long-time readers of this blog know of the difficulties surrounding the labeling of a hormonal birth control medicine as an abortifacient. The crux of the issue is that if you define pregnancy as beginning when the unborn human implants in … Continue reading

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Natural Family Planning Method As Effective As Contraceptive Pill According to New Research

Since the birth control pill has a potential post-fertilization effect (at times causing the unborn child to NOT implant in the uterus or womb and die), men and women who believe that human life begins at conception or fertilization are highly … Continue reading

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Does abstinence-based sex education work or not?

A friend, who is a family physician, recently wrote to me and said, of abstinence-based sex education, “It doesn’t work.” Is he right, or wrong? More Information:

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The Abortifacient Effect of the Birth Control Pill (A Reading List)

Below is the list of references I’ve found helpful (and some I have written) on the complex debate about whether the birth control pill can have an abortifacient (or post-fertilization) effect. (Last updated June 20, 2009) Please comment, below, if … Continue reading

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American Society of Reproductive Medicine Statement Confirms the Pill Causes Abortion

Amidst an ongoing debate among prolife advocates about whether to classify the Pill as an abortifacient or a prophylactic, pro-abortion advocates have published an authoritative statement declaring that the Pill prevents implantation of embryos, thereby causing an abortion.  More Information:

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Did you know the birth control pill can cause abortions?

More and more men and women are learning that a number of forms of birth control (including the birth control pill, the IUD, the morning after pill, and progesterone-only pills, shots, and implants) can cause the newly conceived child to … Continue reading

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Pro-life Pharmacy in Virginia Now Open

Several news outlets are reporting on The Divine Mercy Care (DMC) Pharmacy, which opened yesterday in Chantilly VA. The unique pharmacy is a Catholic-run business that gives customers a chance to fill their prescriptions without facing the stacks of condoms, … Continue reading

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Some Pharmacies Believe Birth Control Pills Cause Unrecognized Abortions

ABC News is reporting that a small, but growing number, of pharmacies are refuse to sell brith control that they believe may cause the unrecognized abortion of an unborn child at the earliest stages of development. My Take?

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Not only does the Birth Control Pill not work as well as advertised — it may cause abortions

According to a column in TownHall.com, the advocates of contraception have finally admitted in public what some of us have known for a while: The Pill doesn’t work very well.  Professor James Trussell of Princeton, one of the world experts … Continue reading

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Professor Says Women Use Birth Control Pill Wrong, Resulting in Abortions

LifeNews.com is reporting the comments of a Princeton University professor who says women are not using birth control pills correctly and the misuse is resulting in pregnancies and abortions that wouldn’t otherwise occur. Professor James Trussell says about 8 percent of … Continue reading

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