Disregarding side effects, threats to life and other safety hazards, a group of doctors now says that birth control pills should be available over the counter, without a prescription. It is the latest sign of the ongoing moral erosion in the United States – as well as bad medicine.
Particularly large was the crowd in President Obama’s adopted hometown of Chicago.
“WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY, AND IT IS US” – If we sin, it is because we have surrendered to the desires of the flesh, or the sinful allurements of the world, or the temptations of the evil one.
“Let [responsible men] first consider how easily [artificial birth control] could open wide the way for marital infidelity and a general lowering of moral standards” (HV 17). Just a few years after Humanae Vitae the wedge of artificial birth control was driven so deeply between the marital act and human procreation that it spawned the unspeakable evil of legalized abortion in the U.S. under the Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. The logical extension of the contraceptive mentality is the abortion mentality. Further, there are many other grievous manifestations of this moral decline present in contemporary society. One has to wonder, what is next?
The Planned Parenthood abortion business in yet another state is facing accusations of massive Medicaid fraud related to billing for abortions and birth control