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  • The Importance Of Birth Control

    Women don’t just desire to take birth control; it is a necessity for many women in today 's world. Some women would consider birth control to be a life-saving medication; so, why is birth control so costly? According to an article posted on Bustle, a woman is deathly afraid that under Obama care her birth control will become unattainable due to skyrocketing prices. This particular woman does not take the contraceptive as a safeguard against pregnancy, but as a medication to remain alive. “When I was 27 years old, I was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure (POF)… taking daily birth control pills provides me with the hormone replacements that could very well be saving my life. Which is why I was utterly terrified when Speaker Paul Ryan recently…

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  • Birth Control Advantages

    The Benefits of Birth Control Birth control is available to everyone, anyone can go to the store and get a type of birth control. Except for the more complex kinds of birth control, people have to go to the doctor to get a prescription. Without birth control, many women would become pregnant at a young age when they don’t want or can’t afford a baby. Often times this can lead an to abortion, which is the killing of an innocent baby for absolutely no reason. Birth control prevents sexually…

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  • The Importance Of Birth Control

    As she grows into a young adult, a parent begins to contemplate ways that will solidify her future by protecting and preventing “mistakes” that we as parents made when we were the same age. The goal is to give her a fighting chance at achieving her goals without unnecessary struggles. One of many decisions would be the administration of birth control as a means of avoiding unwanted pregnancies. There have been questions regarding the use of oral contraceptives and whether consumption leads to…

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  • Birth Control Essay

    In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, women in most of the world dealt with huge changes. They were able to gain access to education as well as the right to vote. Birth rates were even reduced due to the new freedom that women were given. It can be debated that many societal roles of men began to slow down with the rise of women. This caused a vast change for the human condition. In some cases, men negatively reacted towards the new rights women were given. Some places made the…

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  • The Importance Of Birth Control

    A child that rides a bike has heard their mother say “Wear your helmet,” a seemingly endless amount of times. Why? Because, it is a preventative measure and any mother knows it is better to encourage their child to wear a helmet than to treat a head injury. Birth control is like a bicycle helmet in the sense that it is more protective and reliable than just trying to be careful, however, it is expensive and difficult for many women without health insurance to obtain. By making birth control free…

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  • Sangers And Birth Control

    1960s was not opposed to the ideal fact of poor black women substancing a birth control pill to stop them from having children. The argument for this time was the middle class wanted them not to take the pill, The counter argument that African American women at the time questioned by the authorities were that they were afraid if the whites made them take birth control pills than they control how many kids they are having. One article reads “ Under slavery, African American women were encouraged…

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  • The Dangers Of Birth Control

    wasn’t a mother by choice. Brooke works at the local Chick-fila making barely minimum wage. Due to her salary, she couldn 't afford birth control, and ended up pregnant when the condom broke. If birth control were cheaper and more accessible Brooke most likely wouldn’t have found herself in this situation. Brooke isn’t alone in this situation, Out of thousand girls twenty-four point four of them had unexpected teen pregnancies in 2014. Although some may believe birth control that is easy to…

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  • Essay On Birth Control

    Birth Control Birth control is used to prevent or delay a pregnancy. There are several different methods of birth control available. Some methods contain hormones, require a prescription, involve surgery, or may even be free of cost. Deciding which birth control to use is an individual choice which can change depending on one’s religion, age, side effects, personal finances, or the desired family size. Having some knowledge about each method can help narrow the options. With the help of the…

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  • Birth Control Women

    Birth Control: Male or Females? Nausea, breast tenderness, headaches, weight gain, mood changes, acne, and depression. These symptoms listed above are just a few ideas of what women experience while using contraception. A good portion of women have used birth control since ancient times but safe and effective methods have only became available since the 20th century. Birth control is used to prevent pregnancy and can be used in different methods such as condoms, prescribed pills, IUD, or…

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  • Evolution Of Birth Control

    The history of birth control goes back as far as 3000 B.C. when condoms were made out of fish bladder or animal intestines. In 1916 Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in Brooklyn with contraceptives that she smuggled from Europe. At this time “birth control was a radical idea that challenged conventional notions of women’s sexuality and reproduction” (483). Before 1916 both genders struggled to get birth control. In 1873 The Comstock Act allowed mail carriers to confiscate…

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