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  •  I think that's an after-the-fact justification. (1+ / 0-)
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    Opposition to birth control goes back a long ways and it's tied far more to opposition to sex and to women having control of their sexuality than to abortion. Birth control of all forms, including condoms,  was illegal in many places across the US until Griswold v. CT in 1965.
    And it wasn't just the Catholics who were opposed.

    The Empire never ended.

    by thejeff on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 09:21:48 AM PDT

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