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Feminists for Life    Find out what Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others REALLY thought about abortion. (BTW, do you know which contraceptives are really abortifacients?)

NFP and Feminism     Liberate yourself...and your spouse 

The Repackaging of Margaret Sanger   from the Wall Street Journal. Exposes the racist, anti-"choice" philosophy of the founder of Planned Parenthood.

The Greatest Threat to Reproductive Freedom   Forced sterilization and other "choice" follies in Africa.  Your tax dollars at play

   Hope After Abortion   is a helpful website with testimonials written by women who have had abortions.

   Fight Planned Parenthood   is a good site to learn the the truth about our most esteemed and overfunded competitor.

Clinton redefined "human" like he redefined "sex": 

A pending federal regulation, devised during the last days of the Clinton administration, could redefine the terms "fetus" and "child" and result in the legal use of newborns for scientific research. The regulation, which was cleared by the Clinton administration on January 17, 2001, but then postponed by the Bush administration, states that a newborn is still considered a "fetus" until it is determined the baby will live by "independently maintaining a heartbeat and respiration." Only when this determination is made is the baby considered a "child," according to the rule.

President Bush immediately placed a 60-day moratorium on the implementation of Clinton's rule as well as many others. The moratorium expired March 19, 2001 but was extended 60 days.

"If this rule is allowed to proceed, the position of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services with regard to 'human research subjects' will be that babies born alive are not necessarily children," congressional opponents wrote.

The Population Control advocate, Planned Parenthood, has been using an 'advertising gimmick' to lure youth to the warped ideas on its teen website while promoting promiscuity among the children. They are distributing "lollipop condoms". The rolled condoms are packaged in clear wrappers with the child-attracting "Smiley Face" on the obverse and the website on the reverse. The humorous packaging is a sub-conscious attack on one's normal inhibitions with its "cuteness" and child-endearing form. The packaging may also inspire even younger children to become enticed as to finding out what these "kiddie condoms" are all about.

Demographic Winter?

"If low birth rates persist in Italy, experts say the population could fall by nearly a third in 50 years, from 57 million to 41 million. "Birth rates in Europe are the lowest in the world, with every country except Albania and Turkey below the replacement level of 2.1 children per woman. The number is especially low in predominantly Catholic nations such as Italy, at 1.19, where 91 percent of women report using birth control. Spain, where 93.5 percent of the population is Catholic, now has the lowest rate ever recorded, 1.07 children per woman. In France, the birth rate is at 1.26 children per woman; in Germany 1.3."

But Chastity Programs Gain Support in U.S.

Determined to reduce teen-age pregnancies many governments promote contraceptives and abortive pills as the solution. The latest news comes from southern Wales, where this week trials have started on the distribution of the "morning-after" pill to girls as young as 9 years old. And in a trial program, nurses in state schools in east Kent, Oxfordshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire are to dispense the pill to girls under the age of consent without their parents´ knowledge, the Sunday Times reported Jan. 7.

The move, largely focused on areas with high teen-age pregnancy rates, provoked controversy. Anna Lines, of Family and Youth Concern, said: "It´s a quick fix that will give youngsters the go-ahead to engage in sex at an even earlier age."

Stuart Horner, professor of medical ethics at Central Lancashire University, said, "We are not talking about Smarties here, but significant doses of female hormone which can and does cause problems when it is administered. We do not know the long-term effects, particularly from regular use."

In Canada, too, authorities have approved the distribution of the morning-after pill known as Plan B without the need for a prescription.

Is contraception the answer? In spite of all these efforts to lower the teen-age pregnancy rates by means of contraceptives, often abortive in their action, not all officials are in agreement with this approach. For example, Trevor Stammers, tutor at St. George´s Hospital Medical School, London, published an article in the Dec. 16 issue of the British Medical Journal in which he affirmed that "contraception as the cornerstone of sexual health promotion for adolescents has manifestly failed." Stammers noted that in almost 15 years of general practice he had never seen a single case of unplanned pregnancy resulting from ignorance about or unavailability of contraception. In fact, studies show that up to 80% of unplanned pregnancies result from failed contraception. Data from 1975-91 show a positive correlation between increasing rates of use of condoms at first intercourse and higher rates of teen-age conceptions.

Data from the study suggested that by 1995, a church-led, voluntary effort had prompted about 2.5 million teen-age boys and girls to make spoken or written pledges to refrain from sex until marriage.

Federal and state governments will pay $100 million during 2001 to teach chastity as the only realistic strategy for avoiding disease and pregnancy. That might signal to governments in other countries that condoms and morning-after pills are only Band-Aids and not a real solution.

There's a UN study saying our population will fall 30% by 2050:

Chapter 5, Conclusions and Implications will be of greatest interest to anyone who doesn't like sifting through statistics and methodology reports. The actual report itself is focusing on whether or not replacement migration 
is a solution to potential population decline and ageing.  The speculation is that industrialized countries will find themselves without enough people of working age to maintain their economies.

January 18, 2001 


 Pro-lifers have charged that UNICEF has taken two actions to not only limit participation of pro-life non-governmental organizations (NGOs) but also to ensure UNICEF's allies can flood the upcoming ten-year review of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF first moved to limit the number of participants to no more than four per NGO. Even more controversial, UNICEF also decided to allow two other categories of NGOs, those that are called "UNICEF NGOs" and other NGOs that have a "special relationship" with UNICEF. Pro-life groups report that one such "UNICEF NGO" has been allowed to accredit 40 people. This same NGO is also screening participants to ensure they are pro-abortion. 

        Even though vastly outnumbered at Beijing+5, pro-lifers won sweeping victories, thwarting radical proposals to expand abortion and special rights for homosexuals. At that time radical NGOs and UN bureaucrats spoke openly 
of the need to limit participation of pro-life NGOs. During a meeting of the powerful Women's Caucus at Beijng+5 one participant said "They (pro-lifers) should not be allowed to be here."  Another said, "They should be stopped." 

One woman said, "I am a lesbian and this has been our only safe place and now they have destroyed it." Racial NGOs even circulated a "hit-list" of pro-life groups at the meeting. 

Copyright - C-FAM (Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute). 
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79 MILLION WOMEN are missing from South Asia:
Human Rights Abuses Abound for the sake of population control

In late March 2001, the U.N. Human Rights Commission opened its annual session in Geneva. One theme unlikely to be treated is the lack of respect for human rights in family planning programs.

The recent decision by  President Bush to deny U.S. funding to organizations involved in abortions drew attention once more to the behavior of the Western-based and -financed groups. Abortion, however, is only one of the problems in the population control efforts promoted by rich countries and the United Nations.
Some reports indicate that China continues to abuse individual liberties in enforcing family planning.

Amnesty International examined the birth control policy in a study published in February 2001 on the use of torture by Chinese authorities.  "Numerous public reports from China indicate that local annual birth quotas still play a prominent part in the policy, upheld by stiff penalties as a well as rewards," it said.

The report noted that if women become pregnant without official permission, they could still be punished by heavy fines and dismissal. And local officials could be demoted, fired or fined for failing to uphold the plan and quotas. 

 "Officials continue to resort to violence, torture and ill-treatment including physically coerced abortions and sterilizations." Amnesty said.

A related problem in China is the trafficking of women. Due to the push for smaller families, and the traditional preference for male offspring in many areas, brides are now in short supply. This has led to the kidnapping and sale of women, the Los Angeles Times reported Feb. 14.

The Times said a 1995 study showed that never-married men 20 to 44 years old outnumbered their female counterparts by nearly 2 to 1. Between the ages of 25 and 39, the ratio was 4 to 1. In hard numbers, that is equivalent to a surplus of 26 million single men age 20 to 44 in China.

Because of the steep drop in the proportion of daughters after China's one-child policy took effect in 1979 -- due to selective abortion, fatal neglect or outright killing of baby girls -- the situation is expected to worsen in coming years.

The Los Angeles Times reported that in 1999, according to government statistics, 6,800 women were reported abducted or missing and not recovered, a figure experts say is almost certainly too low. An additional 7,660 women were rescued.

Selective abortions

The practice of selectively aborting unborn girls is also present in other Asian countries. Reuters reported Dec. 16 on a study compiled by the Mahbub Ul Haq Human Development Center in Pakistan. According to the study, the growing use of ultrasound and amniocentesis to screen babies' health, which enables parents to learn their offspring's sex early in pregnancy, have facilitated abortions and skewed South Asia's population toward males.

The survey of Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives said 79 million women were "missing in South Asia" due to discrimination against females, both before and after birth. The report based its findings of "missing women" on figures that show there are only 94 women for every 100 men in South Asia while the ratio worldwide is 106 women for every 100 men.

Female sterilization is another way in which women's human rights are being violated by family planning. 

Feminist ideology

In the enthusiasm for limiting population growth, basic human rights are being trampled. In an article in The World and I magazine last December, Boston College philosophy professor Laura L. Garcia argued that family planning efforts have been reinforced in many cases by a feminist ideology that considers women's fertility a threat to themselves and to their self-realization.

This radical ideology has come to dominate the academy and the media in most Western nations, producing a powerful coalition of well-intentioned but extremely determined social engineers, noted Garcia.

The article observes that the drive to make contraceptives and abortion accessible to every woman is often portrayed as a way of helping women and the human race generally into a more enlightened future. However, continued Garcia, "questions linger over whether this agenda is truly in the interests of women, especially women in cultures less fragmented than in the West."

The emphasis on birth control has also led to neglect of basic health needs in Third World nations. Garcia quoted Leanardo Casco of Honduras, who complains that "in our hospitals and in our health-care system, we have a lot of problems getting basic medicines -- things like penicillin and antibiotics. There is a terrible shortage of basic medicines, but you can find the cabinets full of condoms, pills and IUDs." In fact, since 1969, the U.S. Agency for International Development has spent more money on population control programs than on other health programs. In some years, it spent three times more on contraceptive "re-education" than on health care, Garcia commented.


 In August 2000,  the government of Pakistan rejected a U.N. proposal to finance national education programs worth $250 million, on the condition that courses on the "benefits" of population control be included. According to Vatican Radio, during a meeting  with officials of the U.N. Population Fund, Pakistani Health Minister Abdul Malik Kasi rejected the U.N. proposal whose real objective was birth control, disguised in the mystifying language of "reproductive health."
From the NFP Files mailbag (as Dave Barry says, "we are not making this up".)

   My wife and I have just had our 7th child and are interested in N.F.P. 
Please send us any books or information you can.                                
           Xxxxx Xxxxx       Rr.3    Shiner, AR. 

Just "interested"?

I`m a psychology student from Croatia and I`m working on my disertation named "EFFECTS OF XTC ON THE EMOTIONS". The topic was chosen because I used to take MDMA and ocasionaly LSD at parties (raves), and have noticed that they make me generause, happy, full of energy and nice to all people. In one word I was "full of love". But after few monts I started to have a strong flashbacks that caused headaches and chills. I took XTC maybe 10 times in my life and LSD tvice, and I wouldn`t touch that stuff ever again in my life. 

That`s why my disertation is about MDMA.  I`m wondering how MDMA, LSD and other amphetamins are effecting on contraception pills. 
1. Are contraception pills "working" if used at the same time as MDMA?
2. Is MDMA "destroying" the effection of contraceptive pills even after few months of taking it?
3. How is MDMA effecting on reproductive sistem at women and how at men?
Best regards and success in future work

Yeah, same to you. Good luck with the flashbacks.

If the above was not outrageous enough:

The lady with a DIFFERENT HAIR COLOR THAN YOURS had been married about a year when one day the she came running up to her husband jumping for joy. "I'm pregnant!", she gasped. The husband was ecstatic as they had been trying for a while.  

Then she said, "Oh, honey there's more. We are not having just one baby, we are going to have TWINS!" 
Amazed at how she could know so soon after getting pregnant, he asked her how she knew.

" I  bought the 2-pack home pregnancy test kit and both tests came out positive!"



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