That’s right. Today, nations around the world will be celebrating a future in which 'all pregnancies are wanted' and contraception is all-accessible.
I hope I’m not alone when I say I’m offended by the term, ‘unwanted pregnancy.’ ‘Unplanned’ I get, but ‘unwanted?’ Life is a gift -- it should be celebrated.
Nevertheless, today several countries will recognize the 10th annual World Contraception Day and promote this year’s theme: ‘It’s your life; it’s your future.' Funny how this motto ignores the unborn child’s potential life and future.
World Contraception Day supporters in Europe are
Another questionable aspect of today’s birth control bash is the list of NGOs sponsoring the universal event. One such organization is the Population Council, whose mission is “to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources.” Sounds a lot like population control to me. In fact, #familyplanning was the discussion today on Twitter, as users tweeted the hashtag in conjunction with #WCDchat.
A2: When people can determine the # and timing of their kids, they’re better able to ensure security, education & well-being #WCDchat— ICFP Addis 2013 (@FPAddis2013) September 26, 2013
While these participants may think their cause is admirable, I say, forget the chemicals. What’s better for women’s health than natural family planning?