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I am The Failure Rate

Rebecca Frech writes honestly about her trip through the world of contraceptives and how she's got lots of kids to prove it:

I have been told more times than I can count that if I were truly against abortion I would have to be pro-contraception. "Contraception prevents unwanted pregnancies," the argument goes, "so putting women on reliable birth control would cut down on unwanted pregnancies and there would be fewer abortions."

It's an old argument, but always flung at me as if it were fresh and new and something I had never considered before this present moment. I think they expect me to stand there with my mouth hanging open at the cleverness of this point of view. This not being my first rodeo, I simply smile and ask "What about the failure rate?"
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priest's wife said...

I wrote a bit about the flip side of this


it might interest somebody

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