Family Edge: Side Effects of the Pill 102: Death

Where would you expect to find a film about the oral contraceptive pill which begins with the comment that this is “the first medical drug made specifically to treat people who aren’t sick”? Not at a bastion of liberal opinion such as the UK Guardian website. But that is where the video above was posted last month, warning that if you weren’t sick when you … Continue reading Family Edge: Side Effects of the Pill 102: Death

Is There A Contraception Conspiracy?

[Editor’s note: It’s not that hard to believe in conspiracy any more. While theorists are often characterized as building a false reality on a lot of speculation and little investigation and stirring up fears,  facts remain difficult things as Planned Parenthood just learned. Evil exists because the depravity of man exists. Whether we’re in the NFP or quiverful camp, we’re all too well acquainted with … Continue reading Is There A Contraception Conspiracy?

Crohn’s Disease and the Pill

Harvard gastroenterologist Dr Hamed Khalili’s study of 230,000 American women found that those who had used the pill for five years or more had a 300 percent higher risk of developing Crohn’s disease than those who had never used it. Dr Khalili explained that while oral contraceptive drugs do not directly cause Crohn’s disease, the synthetic hormones have side effects that contribute to the higher … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease and the Pill

Contraception and Cancer

The News Story – Why you’re still paying for birth control even though it’s “free” now Susie Poppick writes for TIME this week about her near-miss at having to fork over a $50 copay for her birth control. “Strange,” she thought, since she was sure that “preventative” health services like contraception were supposed to be free under the Affordable Care Act. She promptly went home, got on … Continue reading Contraception and Cancer

Birth Control, Abortion, and Obscenity

Recommended Resources Outlawed! Start Your Family: Inspiration for Having Babies BIRTH CONTROL: How Did We Get Here? It’s (Not That) Complicated: How to Relate to Guys in a Healthy, Sane, and Biblical Way Sex, Marriage, and Family in John Calvin’s Geneva: Courtship, Engagement and Marriage The Christian Lover Marrying Well Purity is Possible: How to live free of the fantasy trap (Live Different) Continue reading Birth Control, Abortion, and Obscenity

Court Considering Impact of Hobby Lobby Decision on Washington Pharmacy Case

SEATTLE – A federal appeals court in California is considering the impact of the Hobby Lobby decision on a separate case involving religious pharmacists in Washington state. The same legal organizations that helped to defend the popular craft chain, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), are now fighting for the rights of Ralph’s Thriftway, a pharmacy near Seattle, Washington that seeks to … Continue reading Court Considering Impact of Hobby Lobby Decision on Washington Pharmacy Case

African Denounces Western Elites Pushing Population Control in His Country

Editor’s note: Whether you are for NFP or hold to the conviction that the Lord knows best when to give life, this is a great article about the devastation that contraception brings on a country. An op-ed in one of the leading publications in Uganda has denounced the promotion of IUD use and other long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) in the nation as a colonialist form … Continue reading African Denounces Western Elites Pushing Population Control in His Country