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Implications of Personhood from Conception 3 of 3: Will a Personhood Amendment Outlaw “The Pill”?

Picture of Expectant Mother

When does pregnancy begin?

In this series, we looked at the implications of personhood on miscarriage and birth control pills. We ended the prior post with the observation that one hormonal birth control, namely NuvaRing, “is … approved for the prevention of pregnancy in women” and asked, “What is pregnancy?” In this final post of the series, we begin with that question.

PREGNANCY

The Guttmacher Institute offers these almost-definitions
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24th November 2011 3:03 AM Posted by | Abortion, Pro-Life Legislation | , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Implications of Personhood from Conception 2 of 3: “The Pill” and Hormonal Birth Control

 

Pregnant Woman, Expectant Mother

detail of photo by simmbarb at sxc.hu

In the first post in this series we looked at the implications of a personhood on miscarriage and began looking at hormonal contraceptives. We observed that the pill (and the alternative delivery methods: the patch, ring, and injections) have three functions, one of which Read more »

23rd November 2011 5:23 AM Posted by | Pro-Life Legislation | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Implications of Personhood from Conception 1 of 3: Miscarriages and “The Pill”

Do Birth Control Pills Cause Abortions

Is the Pill an Abortifacient?

Some pundits have been questioning the effect of proposed personhood amendments on birth control—specifically “the Pill”. The reason they ask that is because the Pill has a dirty little secret. Oral contraceptives do not work like we think they do. This secret is starting to get publicity.

Sometimes, they try to muddy the waters by asking about miscarriages. If the baby is a legally protected person from the moment of conception”, they ask, then what do we do about Read more »

22nd November 2011 10:13 AM Posted by | Abortion, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Ron Paul Holds Three Irreconcilable Views on Abortion

Pills and Pill BottleU.S. Representative and GOP presidential candidate, Ron Paul holds three views about abortion that are self-contradictory, as taken from his book Liberty Defined:

1. Life Begins at Conception (and yet…)

Very early pregnancies and victims of rape can be treated Read more »

12th November 2011 5:35 AM Posted by | Abortion, Republican Primary | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

   

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