Persuasive Essay On Birth Control

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Bam: You’re pregnant. Says that little pregnancy test, (at least if one is a girl). Imagine the shock of a woman who suddenly finds out that a potential child has started the first stages of its life inside of her. Her life is turned upside down, this wasn’t something she wanted or planned, this isn’t something that she will be able to handle. Quickly, she thinks of her future and suddenly there’s no longer one person that she has to take care of, but two. The only thing that she can say to her say to herself is, “I wish I hadn’t done it”. But the thing is that a young woman, or any woman, should not have to abstain from sex, because she doesn’t want a child, or always put the burden on the partner for a fail proof plan. Birth control should…show more content…
Just like there’s regular checkups and other miscellaneous things, payed by the insurance, the birth control pill should be also something cover. Think of how many women will benefit from this, and how probably not it’s easier to use it will be use more often. As Susan Jacoby says “The pill is the only reversible method of birth control that, when used properly, provides near-certain protection.” (Jacoby 1) The playing field would be even and no woman would worry about the means of attain it, therefore having no excuses if the pill needs to be…show more content…
Condoms, thought they are not covered by insurance, are available over-the-counter in any drugstore. The statistic are quite eye opening as “American women spend about 68 percent more than men in out-of-pocket health care costs, … attributed to the lack of adequate coverage of reproductive health services” (Greenberger 1).College campus give them for free and when walking in to any local clinic, they are there for grabs. It’s somehow ok to encourage the use of condoms for men and have them quickly accessible, but somehow it’s not when is for the pill for women. The United States culture says “Don’t be a fool, Cover your tool” or “Wrap it before you tap it”, and my personal favorite “Before you bag her, sheath your dagger!”, but where are the slogans for a positive use of the pill. Even though the use of condoms prevent many STD’s that the pill does not, if there is healthy relationship between partners, the woman should not feel as that the men is more likely to be the deciding factor for the creating of their
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