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Basset Hound Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 12:27 PM
Granted, but we need to offer a contrast to the Planned Parenthood pop culture "promiscuity is normal and even cool" tripe.
AliveInHim Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:46 PM
The evidence is in for every woman or man who has waited for marriage to engage in sex, that abstinence indeed works.

That many or even most people don't live up to the ideal is no excuse to abandon it. It certainly is no help to any of us to soften the consequences of a freely-chosen act.
SteveL2 Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:18 PM
The empirical data is that abstinence has never worked at any time in U.S. history.

For example: A careful check of birth and marriage records from 18th century America (before the Constitution was ratified) revealed that over one-third of wives had given birth to the first child less than 5 months after their first marriage.

So before you start advocating abstinence, please cite some past periods in U.S. history when nearly every unmarried woman was a virgin.
firetoice Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 12:29 PM
...or worse, the "abstinence is impossible" tripe.

Recently, a group of women gathered to insist that expanded abortion access be a legislative priority in New York. Why they would feel the need to do so is a good question, one with disturbing overtones.

The state's governor is inexplicably pushing for greater abortion availability in a state where abortion already appears to be quite popular. We used to hear talk of "safe, legal and rare," but now we see numbers that show more than 100,000 abortions in New York each year. And yet advocates of legal abortion are banding together to insist that expanded abortion access remain a part of...

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