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Is Abortifacient Contraception Moral for a Medical Purpose?

An Open Letter from Catholic Spouses to their Unborn Children Dear beloved children in the womb, Mommy and Daddy are writing you this letter to explain an important decision. Your Mommy was feeling bad, so she asked a very smart … Continue reading

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Abortifacient Contraception for a Medical Purpose

The writings of Catholic moral theologians on abortifacient contraception are often lack readily-available information on the medical aspects of this topic, including varying rates of break-through ovulation, health benefits and risks, and the percent risks of an abortifacient event. Some … Continue reading

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Abortifacient contraception for a Medical Purpose

Can a Catholic married couple morally use abortifacient contraception (the birth control pill) for a medical purpose, while remaining sexually active. No, certainly not. And when we apply the principle of double effect to the question of using abortifacient contraception … Continue reading

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The Moral Object of Abortifacient Contraception for a Medical Purpose

The Moral Object Morality concerns the knowingly chosen acts of human persons. By exercising the gifts of reason and free will in any knowing choice, the human person acts, and such acts are subject to the eternal moral law. Every … Continue reading

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Can Abortifacient Contraception be used for Medical Reasons?

This question is frequently asked in discussion groups: Can a woman take oral contraceptives, if they are prescribed by her doctor for a medical purpose? Everyone agrees that if the woman is not sexually active, then the contraceptive pill is … Continue reading

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Abortifacient Contraception for a Medical Purpose

This question is frequently asked in discussion groups: Can a woman take oral contraceptives, if they are prescribed by her doctor for a medical purpose? Everyone agrees that if the woman is not sexually active, then the contraceptive pill is … Continue reading

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Abortifacient Contraception in Cases of Rape: Theory and Practice

In cases of rape, a woman or her healthcare provider may use contraception to prevent the conception of a child as a result of the rape. This use of contraception is indirect, and therefore not intrinsically evil. Contraception is immoral … Continue reading

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How Often Does Emergency Contraception Work as an Abortifacient?

Updated to add: I’m working on a book on this subject. So far, I’ve determined that at least 1.3 million prenatals are killed by abortifacient emergency contraception worldwide each year. Terminology Life begins at conception; therefore, the direct destruction of … Continue reading

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Index to Articles on Abortifacient Contraception

Here is a list of articles in my ongoing project to expose the truth about abortifacient contraception: that more prenatal deaths occur by abortifacient contraception than by medical and surgical abortions, that Emergency Contraception mainly works as an abortifacient, and … Continue reading

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Is the IUD an abortifacient?

Here are the answers from the top 5 search results at Google.com on 2018-08-09: 1. What an abortifacient is — and what it isn’t (National Catholic Reporter) Feb 20, 2012 by Jamie Manson https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/grace-margins/what-abortifacient-and-what-it-isnt “The reality is that there is … Continue reading

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Smith on Abortifacient Contraception

The book “Self-Gift” is theologian Janet E. Smith’s love letter to abortifacient contraception. The book discusses “infertility-causing hormones” and “contracepting hormones” never mentioning that chemical contraceptives are abortifacients. Smith utterly fails to take the deaths of innocent prenatals into account … Continue reading

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Which is Worse: Condoms or Abortifacients?

Which is Worse: Condoms or Abortifacients? The answer should be obvious, the use of abortifacients is more gravely immoral than the use of condoms because the former has both contraceptive and abortive moral objects, as well as the harm of … Continue reading

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May a Catholic Wife use Abortifacient Contraception to Prevent Cancer?

Did you know that the use of chemical contraceptives can decrease a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer? The risk reduction for women who have ever used the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) versus never-users is 27%. And the risk reduction for … Continue reading

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More Prenatals are killed by Abortifacients than by Abortion

Edited to add: Births worldwide per year is 137 million infants. Abortifacient deaths from IUDs are 1 to 2 losses per woman per year [Mechanisms of action of intrauterine devices; Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;187:1699-70]. Worldwide, 163 million women use … Continue reading

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Reply to the Usual Claims on Birth Control for Medical Reasons

Those who claim that the intrinsically evil acts of using abortifacient contraception while sexually active is moral for a medical reason usually make the same set of grave moral errors. A list of those errors, with the correct understanding, follow. … Continue reading

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Birth Control Pills for a Medical Purpose? The Catholic Answer

Is it moral for Catholic spouses to both (1) use abortifacient contraception for a medical purpose and (2) continue having marital relations? The correct Catholic answer: The spouses must refrain from sex while taking abortifacient contraception for a medical purpose. … Continue reading

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Mexican Priest gives Abortifacient Contraception to Migrant Women

Well, it’s the “Nuns in the Congo” controversy, all over again. See the news report at the guardian: The priest helping women get birth control at US border: ‘Lesser of two evils’. “Though contraception is a venial sin in Catholic … Continue reading

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Are IUDs abortifacients or contraceptives?

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Question Do inter-uterine devices (IUDs) work by preventing conception or by killing a conceived prenatal? I sought an answer by searching articles from medical journals at scholar.google.com. I found a study, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology … Continue reading

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Janet E. Smith’s grave errors on Abortifacient Contraception

In a recent article, Catholic theologian Janet E. Smith correctly asserts: “The Church has never taught that if the harms are serious enough, it is permissible to use contraception.” True. The Magisterium teaches that grave harm in the circumstances can … Continue reading

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Can I take birth control pills for a medical need?

Over at the Ask an Apologist section of Catholic Answers Forums, a poster asks: “Can I take birth control pills for a medical need?” She then says that she needs to be put on “retinol” for an “incurable autoimmune disorder”, … Continue reading

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