Argument Against Birth Control

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A big outcry has been heard from people as the Trump Administration decided to rollback the requirement that birth control coverage is mandated by employer-provided health insurances.Without this mandate, an employer has the choice to deny any birth control insurance coverage to women of their workforce based solely on their religious and moral beliefs. This affects thousands of women that rely on their company’s health insurance plan to provide a low-cost method to receiving birth control. Although this may conflict with the employer’s beliefs and moral system, women also use birth control for many other purposes: to control periods, acne, or even reducing the symptoms of serious health issues such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. The argument against the…show more content…
There are many catholics, christians, and other people of religion that use birth control, even though powerful leaders of their church condemn it. Usually, the religions are pro-natalist, and believe that sex should only be performed when attempting to conceive a child. But according to the Guttmacher Institute, more 99 percent of women ages 15-44 who have had sexual intercourse had used some form of contraceptive. This means that the women that are a part of these religions have too used contraceptives to prevent unwanted pregnancies. This statistic trumps the statement that religion is against contraceptive methods. In fact, according to the Center for American Process,
“Almost all of America’s major religious denominations support contraception. The Episcopal Church, United Methodist Church, Union for Reform Judaism, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (or the Mormon Church), and many others believe that a woman and her partner have the moral right to determine whether and when to have a
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