Posted on October 27, 2012 by properlyscared
Perhaps nothing has been as deliberately misleading as the Obama campaign’s “war on women” rhetoric. Each preys on a woman’s supposed fear that contraception will go the way of the Dodo bird ( make that Big Bird)
Now comes a new ad for Obama written by HBO’s Lena Dunham, creative “talent” behind the channel’s Girls program. The ad suggests a girl’s “first time” should be…Obama. OK, it only hints that “first time” is a loss of virginity, then, SURPRISE! No no, silly, the first time a college age contraceptive using girl becomes a woman is when she votes for Obama. You decide:
Nationally syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker calls Obama’s contraception ploy a “pseudo -debate.” She wrote;
“The contraception issue never would have come up but for Obama’s decision to force the hand of the Catholic Church. By placing religious institutions in the position of having to provide health insurance to pay for contraception as well as sterilization, which, agree or not, are against church teaching, Obama created the conversation…many religious institutions, including University of Notre Dame, that have sued the Obama administration on First Amendment grounds.”
About Dunham’s ad for Obama, Parker wrote, “A message to young women that losing one’s virginity is top of the bucket list, but first you gotta vote for the president who will give you free contraception.
The same ol’ culture wars. But, of course, women have had access to birth control for decades and no one is trying to take it away. Anyone who suggests otherwise may have been spending too much time with Big Bird.”
Bravo Ms. Parker!
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Posted on May 9, 2008 by properlyscared
Those of us who research and follow developments that examine contraception and abortion, those women’s health issues that correlate to both, and the cultural disintegration that is the product of the assault of the feminine are alarmed by the growing “forced contraception” against pre-teen and young teen girls.
This is clinical abuse of the girl child. It inevitably leads to sexual abuse. The child is implanted with a contraceptive device or medication that she cannot control. And, typically, the medication is long lasting–up to three years. There are serious side effects to such medication, but the simple truth is that the abusers–parents, local governments and family planning agencies fear a potential pregnancy more than they fear injury to the girl’s health or her use and abuse by men who know no impregnation will result.
A corollary is that depression is a frequent side effect of Norplant and Depo-provera –favored long-term contraceptives. These powerful progestin hormones added to the hormones of puberty make depression in the young particularly acute.
When Humane Vitae was written, Pope Paul VI predicted that women would be hideously devalued.
"the man" will lose respect for "the woman" and
"no longer (care) for her physical and psychological equilibrium" and will
come to "the point of considering her as a mere instrument of selfish
enjoyment and no longer as his respected and beloved companion."
Tragically, his prophecy has been borne out.
So too has Paul VI’s prediction that government power would be used against women:
“dangerous weapon… in the hands of those public
authorities who take no heed of moral exigencies.
[In a related trend, Genevieve Kineke at Feminine Genius has a post on the “gay baby boom” that is grim reading, but necessary information for those who fight the good fight to recover the culture]
May Heaven have mercy on us.
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