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The Secret Desire for Barrenness

Barrenness was considered a curse for most of human history. Even after Christ, and the birth of his church, when fruitfulness transcended the fertile womb, it has been understood as a matter of pain, of something not as it should be. Yet today, barrenness is a condition that is often deliberately chosen, through the use of contraception.

Melinda Gates Is Wrong: Birth Control Isn’t Poverty Control

Even if the poor do achieve a momentary “lift” from the widespread use of artificial contraceptives, as Melinda Gates contends, it is a lift that will likely have no lasting impact. You don’t eliminate poverty by eliminating the poor.

Feminists’ Post-Election Panic Over Birth Control Is Shallow And Manipulative

What matters most to feminist progressives is the need to help women keep their ‘uteruses as vacant as Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat.’