The False Promise of Contraception

"Contraception reduces unintended pregnancies" has joined its fantastic make-believe friends "death with dignity," the "efficacy" of embryonic stem cells, the "certainty" of man-made global warming, and the "positive" multiplier effect in the leftist vernacular.  Hopeful that repetition supplants truth, choirs of liberal faithful are singing: Most importantly, broadening access to birth control will help reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and abortions - Jeanne Shaheen, Barbara Boxer and Patty Murray Covering contraception saves money for insurance companies by keeping women healthy and preventing spending on other health services - White House Fact Sheet on Contraception Coverage Now consider, instead, reality. The Science.  The results are in: contraception availability does not reduce unintended pregnancies. Many adolescent males will wholeheartedly affirm a connection between the availability of contraception and sexual activity, and scientific data supports...(Read Full Article)