Colorado Offers Free Birth Control

[Comment: Note this quote from the article: “According to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, about 9% of women using the pill, patch, or ring for three years will get pregnant.” (emphasis added)  The article is titled “Effectiveness of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception”  [N Engl J Med 2012; 366:1998-2007, May 24, 2012, http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1110855 ] But if you read the actual study, the study’s statistics are even worse: “Annual failure rates with typical use of oral contraceptive pills are estimated at 9% for the general population, 13% for teenagers, and 30% or higher for some high-risk subgroups.” (emphasis added) With these rates and school sex education programs promoting the Pill, Planned Parenthood becomes a self-perpetuating abortion industry. [Ed. The abortion industry has been aware of these failure rates since at least the 1960s.] The article’s point is this quote: “The emphasis on long-acting contraception, like intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants, is important because the devices are permanent and last for years” and claims “the same NEJM study found that about 2% of women using an IUD for three years got pregnant.” (emphasis added) Unmentioned is the potential for the longer-acting contraceptive to hide an infertility issue when such contraceptives are used for years. [Ed. or the increased risk of various cancers, or the effects of artificial estrogen in the environment, or the abortifacient potential of IUDs and chemical ‘contraceptives’…] As far as longer-acting contraceptives like the IUDs and implants, problems like cost and side effects such as pain, bleeding, etc. have led almost 1 out of 4 women to stop using them according to a 2013 medical journal...