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The Pros and Cons of Birth Control

- Women spend over 37 million dollars on birth control annually, making it one of the most prescribed drugs on the market. 10,540,000 women are currently on some type of orally ingested birth control. Although only a few side effects are harmful, there are some rare cases of death from birth control. 23 women in the United States died from the common birth control pill, Yaz or Yasmin, just in this past year. So how safe are women that take this. There are many different types of birth control. The most common type of birth control is the combination pill....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The History of Birth Control and Society

- The History of Birth Control and Society People have been desperate to control how many children they have and abstinence is not really an option adults want to choose. Some ancient forms of birth control include: animal skins and intestines for condoms, lemons as barriers to protect from pregnancy, poisonous cocktails to cause abortion, and animal dung cocktails as spermicides. When those measures failed, women turned to abortions. (Rengal intro ix) Humankind has been trying to have sex without pregnancy since ancient times....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Effects Of Birth Control On Women

- There are approximately three million unexpected pregnancies each year in the United States and 1.6 million abortions (“Fast Facts: U.S. Abortion Statistics”). With today’s technology in medicine, these numbers should be much less. Most women have access to birth control pills if they see their gynecologist and get a prescription, but often times women cannot afford insurance, are unable to get an appointment, or do not have the time in their schedule to go to the doctor. This is what causes an abundant amount of these unexpected pregnancies that can also lead to abortions....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy]

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Pros and Cons of Birth Control

- Having babies is a wonderful thing embraced by many women; however, having an unplanned one is not so nice. It is good to have an option of avoiding that, contraceptive methods can hold the pregnancy till the time is right. Thanks to John Rock, who was the first man to ever invent the birth control pill, we have the option of waiting until we are ready. Even though this sounds like a wonderful idea, there are major health risks to receiving any form of contraceptive. Even though your Gynecologist does not mention it, no birth control is truly safe....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Pope's View of Birth Control

- In the Encyclical on Birth Control by Pope Paul VI, Natural Law Theory is used to argue against the use of birth control. The Encyclical, according to the Pope, assumes that humans are free and responsible, possessing a free will that makes us responsible moral agents. One of the thoughtful duties that lies in humans is the transmission of human life, “for which married persons are the free and responsible collaborators of God the Creator” (174). Along with the duty that lies in humans there are two additional factors, the social concerns and the Apostolic Succession that make the Encyclical influential....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control: Past and Present

- Contrary to popular belief, the notion of “birth control” has been around for centuries, going back to the days of Aristotle who is thought to be the first person use different herbs and oils as spermicides (www.pbs.org). In an age where pregnancy prevention and contraception is extremely prevalent, it is interesting to think of a time where it was just as prevalent, but preformed without the medicines and modes of contraception we use today. Despite the history that surrounds the controversy of “birth control,” which is still relevant to this very day, the amount of women who partake in contraceptives is astounding....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control Methods For Women

- Birth Control Methods Birth control is widely known across america. There are many different forms of birth control. Also, many different reasons to take birth control. Many people are against planned parenthood, but in reality they are helping out teens and reducing the pregnancy rate across america. A few of the many different forms of birth control methods in the world today are pills, implants, condoms, and abstinence. There is usually a birth control method that can work for you. The most common form of birth control for women are pills....   [tags: Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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The Importance of Birth Control

- Introduction: Many women complain about birth control because they don’t want to get fat. That to me sounds ridiculous because either you gain a little weight by taking birth control or you gain a lot when you actually become pregnant. So if you don’t want to put your life on hold then I suggest you think of methods to avoid becoming pregnant. I’m not saying it’s bad to be pregnant but it all comes at its own time and you don’t want to be surprised one day and find out you’re going to be a young or single parent....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control Through the Times

- The idea of men and women having control of their familial future is nothing new. In fact, the use of contraception dates back to ancient Egyptian times. Despite the controversy that often surrounds the use of birth control, history shows that the need for pregnancy prevention existed even before most modern religions were established. This paper will cover the colorful history of what we now know as birth control, through the centuries and up to modern times. Hopefully, this can give the audience a good idea about how necessary this concept is, and to look at the idea of controlling your destiny with objectivity....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The War on Birth Control

- There is a war waging right now. Not just a military expose of hand to hand combat like that going on overseas, but also within our own democracy. It was made even more famous when eminent political talk show host Rush Limbaugh scrutinized and very publically humiliated a Georgetown student due to their very different viewpoints on birth control. It’s an issue that since its birth several decades ago, and has caused countless debates among religious entities, politicians, families, and physicians....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control: Past and Present

- According to the CDC almost all women have used some form of contraception “98% in 1995 and 2002, and 99% in 2006–2008” (Mosher, William D., and Jo Jones. Use of Contraception in the United States: p. 13). This is an extremely large percent of the female population, according to the CDC in “In 2006–2008… 82% of women had used the oral contraceptive pill” (Mosher, William D., and Jo Jones. Use of Contraception in the United States: p. 13). However, up until recently I like many other women knew little about the pill and other contraceptive options....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Birth Control Controversy

- Introduction According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute, at least 37% of pregnancies in every U.S. state are unintended, and twenty-three percent of pregnancies end in abortions (Kost K). These stats have sparked another debate that’s pushing to gain a bill that requires insurance companies to fund birth control and other contraceptive services. In reality, the birth control movement has been and will always be a controversial topic beginning with Margaret Sanger’s fight for women’s rights. This debatable issue is a result of social values and religious beliefs conflicting with different views amongst pro-life and pro-choice supporters....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Abortion As A Form Of Birth Control

- Few topics cause as much controversy as abortion. It is discussed everywhere including schools, homes, and churches. Abortion is the termination of a fetus. This is a growing issue among many groups, such as, some people in the Christian community and Americans United for Life. It became legal through the Supreme Court Ruling of Roe v. Wade. The court ruled that women are able to choose whether to have her baby or not, and it set the precedent that all women had the right to choose, with the help of their doctor (Guttmacher Institute, 2014)....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth control, Fetus]

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Birth Control Of The Witch Trials

- In the early Middle Ages and long before this time, contraception and birth control were easily discussable and were common conversations among people until the mid-fourteenth century (McFarlane & Meier). So why did this information disappear and why is it so difficult to talk about this today. Right about the time that the witch trials began, many birth control methods were lost. It is said to be that most midwives (a person who delivers babies), were killed as witches in the trials, therefore losing information about old contraception methods (McFarlane & Meier)....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy, Menstrual cycle]

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Is Yaz-Birth Control Dangerous?

- Birth control has been a controversial topic from the beginning of time till now. Some of the world stands against the use of birth control methods and medications all together while others think it is one of the greatest things ever invented. Some families, groups, religions, and other countries define birth control as abstinence or not having sex until marriage. Birth control’s other leading definition is using medication to prevent pregnancy. Different methods of birth control are as simple as the withdrawal or pulling out before ejaculation method....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control, Health]

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Birth Control And The Catholic Church

- Birth control has been around for centuries. However, the Catholic Church has not been accepting about any birth control. “All Christian denominations believed that artificial birth control was immoral and interfered with the Natural Law” (Dickow). This makes sense due to the fact that God’s Natural Law will never change and the Catholic Church feels strongly to make this law never changes. The Lambeth Conference, an assembly of bishops from the Anglican Communion, allows birth control only for married couples who were well-thought-out to have a solemn reason to be able to use it (Dickow)....   [tags: Birth control, Sexual intercourse, Pregnancy]

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Abortion : An Alternative Birth Control

- Fetus, human, a bunch of cells, what 's the difference. Everybody has a different meaning to each word. Iowa is one of the three states that allows abortion up to 28 weeks, also know as the third trimester. This equals to a population of 36 million people. But there are others that have no restrictions at all, 9 states and D.C. , who count for about 28 million people in the United States. This means that through out the pregnancy, from conception to 40 weeks you can have an abortion. The United States should make abortion illegal in all 50 states....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth control, Fertility]

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Birth Control: With or Without Parental Control

- Within the pro-choice world there are many issues that are discussed like abortion, the instant where life begins and the use of contraceptives. This article will focus on not only the issue of using of contraceptives, but specifically the distribution of oral contraceptives (“the pill”) to teenage girls without their parent’s consent. Nemours, a children’s health organization, created pamphlet for doctors’ offices geared towards parents and teens who have questions about common issues in the realm of sexual health....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Issue Of Birth Control

- My topic addresses contraceptives, specifically birth control. Birth control is ethically good to enlist into to not become pregnant. The controversial topic also plays a role in different cultures. Its prevalence to prevent pregnancy has caused millions of women to partake in it. There are different methods of such as, abstinence, birth control shot (Depo-provera), birth control sponge, etc. So if one of the forms of birth control doesn’t work out then there are many other forms that is more suitable....   [tags: Pregnancy, Sexual intercourse, Birth control]

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Contraceptives, Contraception, And Birth Control

- My topic is formulated on contraceptives, specifically birth control. Birth control is ethically good to enlist into to not become pregnant. The controversial topic also plays a role in different cultures. Its prevalence to prevent pregnancy has caused millions of women to partake in it. There are different methods of such as, abstinence, birth control shot (Depo-provera), birth control sponge, etc. So if one of the forms of birth control doesn’t work out then there are many other forms that may be more suitable....   [tags: Pregnancy, Sexual intercourse, Birth control]

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The Issue Of Birth Control

- If you are a person like myself, when you think of an abortion your heart melt. I always heard stories of abortions and the affects it can have on your body. You might think to yourself, why do people do such a thing. I remember how I use to feel so distress about abortions. I couldn’t not understand why people would want to harm an innocent child. At the end of the day we never know what someone is going through. However, I do believe in free will and living for you. Therefore, I would have to agree with pro- life (which agrees that everyone deserves a chance at life) for you have many options of birth control, adoption available and every fetus should have the right to life....   [tags: Abortion, Birth control, Adoption, Pregnancy]

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Women Have the Burden of Birth Control

- Worrying about getting pregnant is a pain that everyone who is sexually active has to face, or should face. The question is, who does that burden of worrying about getting pregnant fall on. As evidence will show, women take most of the burden or responsibility when it comes to providing contraception during sex. Women have more invested when it comes to sex due to the consequences that result from failing to protect against pregnancy. Looking at the burden of contraception in four different ways, the time involved, the cost of birth control, the physical side effects of contraception, and the effect due to failure of contraception....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Dangers of Using Birth Control Pills

- Birth control pills should be removed from general consumption because of physical changes, emotional changes, and synthetic hormones. Birth control pills are very dangerous it could come with a lot affects. The few effect that birth control pills come with is that is more serious, although rare woman that take the pill are in the risk of having a heart attacks, high blood pressure, blood clots, strokes, liver tumor, and gallstone. These effects are most likely not to happen to woman the chances are very low....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control Should Be Taught in Schools

- “It is essential that the women’s preventive coverage benefit, including contraception, be available to all women, regardless of what the health plan they have or where they work - as Congress intended. Providing access to birth control just makes good sense.” (Gwen Moore) School is a place of education for subjects not taught at home, therefore birth control in the school curriculum could open up new doors for some kids who choose to be sexually active. Even though abstinence is the only way to be 100% sure you’re protected against pregnancy, birth control should be taught about in school so kids know at a young age that abstinence isn’t the only option because birth control is a safe way...   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Teens And Birth Control By Eric Scheidler

- Teens and Birth Control Eric Scheidler’s article “Teens Should Not Have Access to IUDs” was full of information opposing the idea of teens and birth control. This article was published in the year 2016, and lists several points as to why teens should not have access to birth control. If you do some research on Eric Scheidler, you’ll find that he is a pro-life activist. Not only a pro-life activist, but he is also the communications director for Pro-Life Action League. Eric Scheidler is the child of Ann Scheidler and Joe Scheidler....   [tags: Abortion, Birth control, Pregnancy]

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Birth Control Should Be Taught in Schools

- “Nearly one hundred years ago, when Planned Parenthood was founded, birth control was illegal” (Richards) The first clinic was called Mothers Health Office, it opened in Brookline in 1932. After the first clinic opened, more clinics opened in other cities. In 1937 Salem police raided the clinic, seized all the records and arrested medical and social workers, then the same thing happened to all the other clinics that opened up.(Negri 2) Even though many religious beliefs don't approve of birth control, I think schools should teach about it so students and teens may better understand the repercussions of pregnancy and wouldn't have to deal with the cost of raising a child and so they would...   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Exploring the Various Methods of Birth Control

- Birth control has become a controversial issue today in our society. The types of birth control that can be used vary, while the side effects may not be explained to women who use them. The types that can be used include emergency contraceptives, pills, rings, patches, and shots. Emergency contraceptives (ECPs), or plan B, are “hormones in the pill that act as an anabortifacient by thinning the lining of the uterus and preventing the newly-conceived child from implanting” (Warber 15). ECPs delay ovulation, therefore preventing any chance of pregnancy....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Birth Control Of The United States

- On May 9, 1960, a pill was approved that would change the story of reproductive justice in the United States. A pill that would come to be referred as the Pill was introduced as the first safe oral and hormonal contraceptive in the country. The birth control pill was preceded by centuries of failed contraceptives and societal opposition to birth control. Despite varied opposition to the pill, it altered many aspects of American history. The pill changed the United States’ societal attitudes towards sex and sexuality in one of the most significant ways in United States history....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Freely Accessible Birth Control for Teenagers

- Freely accessible birth control for teenagers has always been a topic of debate, but it prevents pregnancy, abortion, and it also has many health benefits. There are cons to the argument that suggests a rise in promiscuity in the adolescent demographic, but in spite of these cons the rise of birth control continues, because access to birth control helps adolescents make an informed and safe decision on whether or not to participate in sexual activities. It doesn’t make the decision for them. Two major types of birth control are contraceptives and condoms....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Giving Birth Control Devices to Children

- Society’s are in denial about sex and the effect it has on our children. Children are having sex as young as age ten. Discussing the consequences involved with sex should start at home. Sex education should also be allowed in our elementary schools. This will allow for the children to receive some form of education, if they have parents who will not or do not discuss sex education at home. Prevention between students and nurses could prove harmful. Now, we have to leave an avenue open where children have a comfort level....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control And Its Effects

- Birth control is one of the biggest debates in our society. There are many people who are against and many people that support the ideas of using birth control. The scientific definition of birth control is “planned interference with conception in order to control the number of offspring born. Birth control techniques include drugs containing hormones, the diaphragm, and the intrauterine device” (Dictionary, References). There are many different types of birth control, and different effects for each kind....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Should Sex And Birth Control?

- If more schools taught more about sex it will not decrease the chances of kids having sex, because the only thing schools will provide is the knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases and infection,it will also not work because all schools are going to teach kids is how to have safe sex and birth control, it wouldn 't work is because kids are always going to be curious the only thing they will be cautious about is having protected sex and using a condom. “About 25% of our children today are participating in sexual activity and about 14% of our adults are teaching their kids about sexual education”....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Human sexuality]

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Male Birth Control

- Who should be responsible for stopping the 120 million sperm that are released during a male orgasm from fertilizing a female’s egg. The context of that question has been a societal debate in terms of the consequences of unplanned pregnancy and whether it is a female, male or both sexes responsibility to practice “safe sex”. Introducing the birth control pill for women in the 1960s created a huge controversy between sexual conservatives and the women who would benefit from the pill, but the responsibility still remained in the hands of women....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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`` The Morality Of Birth Control `` By Margaret Sanger

- The Roaring Twenties were known as a time of economic boom, pop culture and social developments. This was a time when women began to break norms, they acted rebelliously such as wearing releveling clothing, smoking, and drinking. These women were known as “flappers” who wanted to change their roles in the 1920’s. Birth control activist, Margaret Sanger sought to change the world where women had access to a low cost, effective contraception pill. In “The Morality of Birth Control” Sanger battled opponents who claimed that contraception would cause women to become immoral....   [tags: Rhetoric, Margaret Sanger, Birth control]

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Unaware and Unprotected: Misconceptions of Birth Control

- Do you have overwhelming acne, and are tired of spending hopeless money on acne solutions. If yes, imagine how thankful you would be if there was a solution to your problem. No more wasting money on solutions that don’t work and even just dry out your face. Wouldn’t you consider your health an important aspect to life. Living a long and healthy life would just be another blessing, but what if there was an easier way to accomplish this. I bet you have worried about developing cancer one day in your life, but what if your fears could be eased....   [tags: birth control pills help with acne]

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How Birth Control Should Be A Responsibility

- 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”....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Birth control, Woman]

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The Birth Control Movement

- The Progressive Era was a period of social and political reform beginning in the post Gilded Age 19th century and lasting through WWI. Industrial and urban growth of early 19th century America while representative of opportunity and future advancement simultaneously posed many difficulties for working class citizens. Prior concerns over the conditions of working class citizens were multiplied and magnified by overpopulated and impoverished urban communities. During this era many new Progressive agendas were introduced with the goal of reforming dated and unregulated policies, the most prominent of these, the birth control movement....   [tags: Birth Control Devices, Social Issues, Informative]

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Birth Control During The Industrial Revolution

- Birth control also known as contraception has always been a very controversial subject. Since birth control prevents pregnancy by interfering with the normal process of ovulation, fertilization, and implantation. Every person has their own opinion on using birth control, on whether it is right or wrong. Religion plays a major role on people’s opinions about birth control, since many claim that it is a sin. Also many chose not to use birth control because their insurance may not cover it and can become pricey....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy, Sexual intercourse]

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Government Mandated Birth Control For Children

- Stating the obvious, no one can choose the gender they are born with. It is possible to change genders through extensive surgery once you are older, but you cannot choose how you are born. Maybe one day there will be the technology and science that provides that possibility, but today it does not exist. It is no new topic, but government mandated health care is something to be addressed. Though people’s opinions go back and forth and there is no leading side, many people have heard of the topic of government mandated birth control....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy, Sexual intercourse]

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My Topic Addresses Birth Control

- My topic addresses birth control. Birth control is widely practiced with couples to enjoy sexual intimacy without feeling the risk of pregnancy which could potentially lead to making unfavorable decisions about abortion and adoption.. There are different methods for birth control such as abstinence, medications, birth control sponges, IUD, sterilization, and condoms. Contraceptives are prescribed by doctors in clinics and local community health departments that support family planning. Some are non-based prescriptions such as condoms which are obtained over the counter....   [tags: Pregnancy, Birth control, Menstrual cycle]

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Birth Control

- The Center for Disease Control conducted a study on contraceptive use; their findings concluded “four out of five women have used birth control pills” during one point of their lives (Basset). Birth control pills have been around for over six decades, and their popularity has significantly increased during the past decade. Thousands of sexually-active women are turning to birth control pills as a way to prevent unplanned pregnancy, regulate periods, and to control acne. Nonetheless, birth control pills are synthetic hormones that influence the female body in severe ways....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Teenagers Should Not Have A Prescription For Birth Control

- Today we have one of the biggest debates going on in America. The debate is whether teenagers should or should not have a prescription to get birth control. This debate can go either way. I believe they should not need a prescription to receive birth control because of three things: how it effects the woman and her body, pregnancy rate, and the government. Birth control is very common in our world especially in this day and age, but did you know that doctors and physicians say it is safe enough for a woman to take without having a prescription....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy]

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The Pros and Cons of Over the Counter Birth Control Pills

- Modern birth control pills were approved by the FDA in the 1960s. This was heralded as a women’s revolution. No longer were they required to use sponges, diaphragms or condoms. Birth control pills gave women the right to be in charge of their own conception or lack thereof. This technological advance helped spur the sexual revolution of the late 1960s. However, women are still required to see their doctor on a regular basis for continued prescriptions. Since the safety of oral contraceptives has been touted and well established, why then is it not sold over History For centuries women have tried many means to prevent pregnancy....   [tags: Contraception, Birth Control Essays]

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Effects Of Birth Control On Women 's Health

- 1946 saw the birth of the Baby Boom era with more than 3.8 million babies born in that year alone.The baby boom lasted until 1964, when we saw a drastic decrease in births. This sudden and very beneficial decline could in part be attributed to the availability of birth control. Birth control, otherwise known as “contraceptives,” are very useful to many women (62%). While birth control is seen by many as a great advantage, those who disagree with it still view contraceptives as taboo or a violation of a sacred right....   [tags: Abortion, Birth control, Pregnancy]

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Universal Availability Of A Broad Variety Of Birth Control Options

- The universal availability of a broad variety of birth control options has important effects on public health practice. There is controversy about insurance payments. In the situation, contraceptives for women will be covered including, screening for diabetes, counseling about sexually transmitted diseases and breastfeeding support. Insurance will not cover contraceptives for men, though. These preventive services apply for women only. Many feel that it is unfair that insured women may receive free contraceptives because they felt as if it was sex discrimination....   [tags: Pregnancy, Birth control, Abortion]

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Teenagers Should Have Access to Birth Control

- Imagine you are sitting in the doctor’s office awkwardly with your mom. The doctor comes in, checks you out and asks a few questions. You fear him asking “Are you sexually active?” Your mom is sitting across from you and you are afraid what she is going to think of you when you answer “Yes.” to the question. You want to do the right thing and get on birth control to be safe, but you know your mom will say no. Girls in the 21st century should have the right to protect themselves with any sort of birth control they choose without parents’ consent....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Should Birth Control Be An Option For Women?

- In June 1960 the Food and Drug Administration approved a pill that some people say caused a breakthrough in women 's revolution. That pill is now one of the most known forms of birth control. Birth control is any method used to prevent pregnancy. Some of the methods used are condoms, IUDs, birth control pills, pull-out method, vasectomy, and tubal ligation. With so many methods of birth control available and so many factors to consider, choosing one can be difficult. It can be difficult because every type of birth control has some kind of side effects....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Abortion, Education, And Accessibility Of Birth Control

- "Let 's talk about sex, baby/Let 's talk about all the good things/And the bad things that may be," let 's address the "bad things" society does not "talk" about such as the responsibility women must take to prevent pregnancy and STDs, baby (Kalveit 1). The role of women in this case seems unjustifiable, education and accessibility to birth control was almost non-existent until 1916 and have been closely regulated or restricted since then, compared to condoms, which has been around since the River Valley Civilization (Escobar 1)....   [tags: Birth control, Sexual intercourse, Sex education]

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How Birth Control Changed The Lives Of Women

- Research Question Years ago women did not have the choices they have now of taking birth control years ago women would rely on other methods to avoid pregnancy. Now they are able to have sex freely without the concern that they will have children. They are able to get a sense of what men have been able to do for years because they are not the ones to have to carry the baby inside of them so they are able to do what they want and have as much sex and they choose. They still have the responsibilities of the father but it is so much easier for them to walk away when women are the ones to take care of the children....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Pregnancy, Birth control]

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The Birth Control and Abortion Debate

-      Did you know that in the America there are four thousand abortions a day. The second highest rate in the world. In America we have the right between having an abortion or taking the responsibility to use birth control. In the twentieth century technological advantages has brought American to change their point of view in a major legal dispute.      Abortion is the conclusion of a pregnancy, the ejection of the embryo or fetus. In the beginning of the 1800's abortion was permitted until the mid 1800's it became a subject in which was a strictly legal regulation ....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Catholic Church and Birth Control

- The Catholic Church and Birth Control On June 28, 1966, the Papal Commission on Birth Control submitted a report to the Vatican after they had prayed together, listened to presentations from experts, reviewed surveys taken from over 3,000 dedicated Catholic couples from 18 countries, and argued among themselves about numerous matters pertaining to human sexuality. This report stated that the Church's teaching on the intrinsic evil of artificial contraception was in a state of doubt. It also recommended that the procreative aspect of sex should not be tied to every sexual act, but belong to marriage as a whole and that couples should be free to choose the non-abortive method of family plan...   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control: Past and Present

- Contraceptive techniques have been traced back to Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The modern movement of birth control began in Great Britain where the writings of Thomas Robert Malthus stirred interest in the problem of overpopulation. The first birth control was founded in 1878 in Amsterdam by a woman called Aletta Jacobs. Aletta and Margaret Sanger were advocates of birth control so they were trying to develop clinics and promote birth control. In 1914, Margaret Sanger was arrested for publishing information about birth control in her magazine Women Rebel....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Importance of Birth Control

- We have all heard sad stories of unwanted teenage pregnancies. There are the girls who drop out of school to care for babies they did not really want, having to work to support their unexpected new "families." There are the guys who marry before they are ready and perhaps to wives they would not otherwise have married-so often these marriages end in divorce. Most tragic of all, though, are the children who grow up knowing that they were not wanted in the first place, knowing that they were more a burden to their parents than a joy even before they were born....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control Is An Affordable Basic Preventive Health Care Measure

- Introduction: Birth control is an affordable basic preventive health care measure that is critical to achieving equality and economic justice for women and their families. Different types of birth control methods have large differences in effectiveness, actions required of users, and side effects for both men and women.(“Birth Control Access”). Birth control is made affordable and helps get justice for women and their. This shows that birth control is helpful towards preventing pregnancies....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy, Abortion]

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The Impact Of Birth Control

- The aspect of sex and the use of birth control were touchy issues in the early 20th century. Sex was only for married couples that wanted to have children. The idea of sex before marriage was crazy. Because of all the beliefs about sex being only for procreation and not for pleasure birth control was not needed. There was one major event and one key person who are responsible for making the use of birth control acceptable in America. The major event being World War I. In World War I there was a lot of usage of whore houses by the French and English soldiers....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Should Public School Students be Given Birth Control Pills?

- The question regarding whether or not public schools must offer birth control methods to teenagers remains controversial. There are those who are for birth control being provided in public school and those who are against it. This paper will describe two issues that prove that contraception should indeed be provided within public schools. The first reason is that most Americans support the idea that public schools must provide birth control methods to students. This is according to results obtained from several opinion polls....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Rhetorical Strategies Used in The Morality of Birth Control Speech by Margaret Sanger

- The emotional state of any given person’s mind can determine the way in which they think, act, behave, or respond to any certain event. When used correctly, persuasion is a deadly weapon at the tip of your tongue, and it certainly can, and will, help you obtain your desired outcome. So, if anyone may not know, what do you truthfully use to manipulate the thoughts of others. Well, whether you are aware or not, your strategies more than likely fall under ethos, pathos, or logos, that of which, I would like to uncover in the speech of Margaret Sanger....   [tags: The Morality of Birth Control]

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Birth Control During The Early 1900 ' S

- Birth Control If birth control was more accessible to women in the early 1900’s, would the need to get abortions or self-terminate have decreased. With birth control being more accessible, the possibility of women becoming pregnant would decrease. There have been many forms of birth control used throughout the decades in history. Some forms range from the extreme uses of Lysol to the new modern forms of contraception, such as birth control pills or shots. Before the birth control movement, the birth rate steadily declined from the 1800’s (encyclopedia.com)....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Effects Of Birth Control On Females And Their Reproductive System

- Jo Jones et al from the Center for Disease Control says that sixty-two percent of women in their reproductive age use contraceptives and birth control. (60). With that being said, it is common sense that a large number of women experience the side effects of birth control. Luckily for men, they do not have to experience any. A study sponsored by the U.N. (possibly one of the first studies) was established to research the effects of hormonal birth control on males and their reproductive system. (Scutti, Susan....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Taste Buds Outside The Mouth and Male Birth Control

- Recently, there have been advances in scientific research that has led to the discovery of taste receptors that are outside of the mouth. These taste receptors are scattered throughout the entire body, with large concentrations on the testicles and anus. Sweet and Umami taste receptors are present in this area and can present a minor taste sensation (though nowhere near as well as our mouths can). Through a simple lab test on rats, scientists were able to disable the taste receptors to see if it would have any major impact on them....   [tags: Scientific Research, Male Birth Control Pills]

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Understanding Birth Control Options

- All women and men should have control over if and when they become parents. Making decisions about birth control, or contraception, is not easy - there are many things to think about. Learning about birth control methods you or your partner can use to prevent pregnancy and talking with your health care provider are two good ways to get started. There is no "best" method of birth control. Each method has its own pros and cons. Some methods work better than others do at preventing pregnancy. Researchers are always working to develop or improve birth control methods....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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History Of Birth Control

- History of Birth Control Although birth control has been practiced since ancient times, the first organized efforts developed during the 19th century as population increased dramatically because of improved medical care, nutrition, and sanitation. However, birth control met with resistance. In 1873 the United States Congress enacted the Comstock Law, which prohibited the distribution of birth-control devices and information. During the early 1900s, American nurse Margaret Sanger led the birth-control movement in the United States....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Margaret Sanger and the Fight for Birth Control

- Margaret's quest began long before she was known by the public. It started when she was just a young girl. As with most children, her parents were a large influence on her life, but in a way different than perhaps many others. Margaret's father provided her with all the mental tools she would need to succeed. A free thinker and outspoken radical, her father, Michael Higgins, influenced his young daughter to act the same way; to question everything and to stand up for what she believed in. Though Margaret loved her mother, she conceded that definetly her father was the major influence in her early life....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Norplan - The 5 Year Birth Control

- Norplant are Six thin, bendable plastic implants that are put in under the skin of the upper arm. These soft capsules are the size of a small stick. Each capsule contains one hormone. Those hormones are called levonorgestrel. Levonorgestrel is like the progesterone that is made by a woman's ovaries. A very small amount of hormone is released regularly. This hormone typically stops the ovaries from getting released. It also condenses the cervical mucus, keeping all sperm from getting together with egg....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control Availibilty

- Some believe contraceptives should be available at cost to those who can afford them, available to legal adults who cannot, and/or available to students through public schools. Some religious traditions, based on their view of reproduction, oppose birth control availability for everyone. There are religious traditions that oppose women's autonomy, and as such, are especially opposed to contraceptives for women. Some who oppose sex outside of marriage believe that distribution of condoms in schools encourages adolescent sexual activity....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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How Banning Birth Control Affects Women 's Lives

- How banning birth control can damage women 's lives in America Welcome to a new era where birth control is treated as one more need for a woman; however, 222 million women can 't get the birth control they need (World Health Organization). It is upsetting how women around the world have so many obstacles to get birth control. For example, in El Salvador, you must first make an appointment with a gynecologist, and then you can get your oral contraceptive from the pharmacy. Every time that you need to get birth control, you need to visit again your gynecologist, so your prescription can be renewed....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Women 's Sexual Exploitation As Offensive By The Invention Of The Birth Control Pill

- Since the sexual revolution in the 1960’s, there have been many changes to the way women are perceived. There are many reasons for this. Companies such as Victoria’s Secret and American Eagle make visiting a mall a challenge for people who view sexual exploitation as offensive. What brought about this revolution and what are the effects that still plague women today. The onset of the sexual revolution was brought on by the invention of the birth control pill, which eventually led to the media’s portrayal of women as sex objects, leading to women’s dissatisfaction with their bodies....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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Birth Control

- What exactly is birth control. Birth control means things that can be done to ensure that pregnancy only happens if and when wanted. Nowadays there are a great variety of ways to assure birth control. However, there is only one way that can be considered 100 percent secure. The more it is known about birth control options, the better chances of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy and reducing the risks of getting a sexually transmitted disease, including AIDS. The only guaranteed option of birth control is abstinence....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control

- Birth Control Birth control has been a topic affecting women’s and men’s health, religion, sexuality and peace of mind for many years. Let me start with the history of birth control. A variety of birth control methods have been used throughout history and across cultures. In ancient Egypt women used dried crocodile dung and honey as vaginal suppositories to prevent pregnancy. One of the earliest mentions of contraceptive vaginal suppositories appears in the Ebers Medical Papyrus, a medical guide written between 1550 and 1500 BC....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control

- People have been having sex since the beginning of time; after all, how would we be here today if they had not. Yet, there has also been the pervasive problem of how to gain control over reproduction, in essence, how to prevent unwanted pregnancies. This is a challenge, even today, in an age of technological advancements, mass communication and education. However, through the years, the spread of information and awareness surrounding birth control has resulted in its increased availability and an improvement in the lives of both men and women....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control

- The practice of birth control prevents conception, thus limiting reproduction. The term birth control, coined by Margaret SANGER in 1914, usually refers specifically to methods of contraception, including STERILIZATION. The terms family planning and planned parenthood have a broader application. METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL Attempts to control fertility have been going on for thousands of years. References to preventing conception are found in the writings of priests, philosophers, and physicians of ancient Egypt and Greece....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Birth Control

- Birth Control A. Condom 1. Description 2. How does it work. 3. How effective. 4. Where available. 5. Advantages/disadvantages of use. 6. Your opinion B. Diaphragm 1. Description 2. How does it work. 3. How effective. 4. Where available. 5. Advantages/disadvantages of use. 6. Your opinion C. Tubal Ligation 1. Description 2. How does it work. 3. How effective. 4. Where available. 5. Advantages/disadvantages of use. 6. Your opinion D. Vasectomy 1. Description 2. Where available. 3. How effective....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Students Should NOT Receive Birth Control Pills

- Schools with a high number of heroin addicts are beginning to pass out clean needles to students, in order to prevent the spread of AIDS. This attitude of "it's going to happen no matter what" must stop. Should the students at Harvard University be given guns because of the high suicide rate. These "solutions" make about as much sense as the solution for the problem of teen pregnancy - giving middle school and high school students birth control pills. These pills should not be given to the students....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Birth Control Of The United States

- Contraception Isn’t Healthcare; it isn’t even helpful Americans supported birth control as a form of preventative healthcare. Birth control is universal. When Obama care was enacted, there was heated religious controversy over women’s access to birth control. We were already victims under the President’s healthcare law, with religion that Americans hold dearly, especially women, at the forefront of the birth control debate. Most of our female population, religious or not, used birth control in some point in their lives....   [tags: Religion, Health care, Faith, Barack Obama]

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The Effects Of Birth Control On Children

- Is it better to give birth by one’s own choice or to let nature take its course. This question has stimulated a strong debate in many countries. Picture sitting at home awaiting the results of a home pregnancy test when there is a test to study for .When the three to five minute wait seems like forever and the results may or may not change your life forever. Every single day a teenage girl goes through this process. When adolescents are not being informed about the pros and cons of reproductive contraception they are more likely to make uninformed choices....   [tags: Pregnancy, Sexual intercourse]

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The Controversial Issue of Birth Control

- Birth control is a major controversial issue for many reasons. Some may believe it should be a useful source to help not have an unwanted or surprised birth. Others may believe that it shouldn’t be allowed because a person should be responsible of their actions. It’s a good thing to use when not wanting to become pregnant but it can also be taken for advantage. Birth control is a good source to prevent teen pregnancy, regular pregnancy, and unprotected sex. There is a law that was recently passed due to birth control....   [tags: pregnancy, teenage, health care]

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Birth Control And Accessibility Of Minors

- Olivia Wilson Mrs. Gallos English 3 Honors April, 20 2016 Birth Control and Accessibility to Minors Birth control has always been a controversial topic, with very strong views on each side of the argument. But birth control for minors is an even more controversial subject. Many people think that giving birth control to minors will encourage them to be sexually active. While many other people think that they will be sexually active either way and so they should be provided with birth control. On one side of the argument they are saying that birth control will encourage minors to engage in sexually activity....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Sex education]

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Effects Of Birth Control On Children

- We already know that some minors are stupid enough, naive enough, or defiant enough to have sexual intercourse with another person. That is all you need to know to figure out if minors should or should not be able to use birth control, if they’re going do it anyways, they should be able to protect themselves for the future. Approximately 1 million adolescent teens become pregnant each year and 86% of STI’s (Sexually transmitted infection) happen between ages 15-29 years old, showing just how big of a social issue this is for Americans....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Issue Of Birth Control And Abortion

- WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY. Sociology is a broad social science that studies the behavior of human beings, social relationships and social institutions through the use of systematic processes. Firstly, Sociology is an extensive subject since it covers several different areas of social life from traditional aspects such as religion, family, race, crime, and gender to modern social concerns like social movements, the environment, and technology. The study of Sociology is not static due to the fact it changes and is updated throughout the time....   [tags: Sociology, Symbolic interactionism, Max Weber]

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Birth Control: Available to Teens?

- ... The author affirms “Although 15-24 year-olds represent only one-quarter of the sexually active population, they account for nearly half (9.1 million) of the new cases of STIs each year” (“Facts”). Teens having access to contraceptives would decrease the number of teens developing an STI. Contraceptives would also decrease the number of teenage pregnancies. In the article, “At Issue: Birth Control Availability,” the author states that birth control is necessary to lower the number of teen pregnancies....   [tags: promoting premarital sexual activity, promiscuity]

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