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.
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 »
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.
U.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 »