Kudos to Jezebel and others who have posted the possible harmful effects to women who are on the Depo shot. Coming up with a silver lining when a woman has been on some form of synthetic hormones is a challenge but convenience should never trump human life.
Women have easy access to affordable birth control today and they do not need taxpayers picking up the bill for a Group 1 carcinogen. Maybe a war on women is happening but it’s not coming from the religious groups. To the contrary, it’s coming from the very party and their leaders, many of whom are women, who supposedly want the very best for women’s health. Giving women free access to cancer-causing drugs is nothing less than a death sentence, which in the words of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, may not be so bad because less people in the world accounts for much lower healthcare costs.