The Negative Effects of the Pill

1. All hormonal contraceptives have severe side effects. Though noted media and feminist groups typically present hormonal contraceptives as a boon for women, they overlook the serious side effects reported in mainstream scientific literature. Regularly taking powerful steroids, which are what hormonal contraceptives from the Pill to injectable Depo-Provera are, has tremendous impacts on the . . . Read more

The Birth Control Pill: Unintended Consequences

One of the most prominent features of the Culture of Death is its short-sightedness.  It puts grand plans into action and makes sweeping promises about how many lives will be saved or improved by its initiatives.  And then its architects are invariably shocked and surprised when a galaxy of negative unintended consequences quickly emerge, usually . . . Read more

The Conception Conundrum

There is much confusion and disagreement today about when human life actually begins.  The official and public face of the medical profession insists that life begins at implantation — yet every embryology and fetology textbook in use today states that it begins at the instant of fusion between sperm and egg.  For example, Essentials of . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: The Birth Control Pill

What exactly is abortifacient birth control? Essentially it’s a contraceptive that actually can cause early abortion. The majority of women who want to inhibit their fertility (as of 2012,  about 10.7 million Americans[1]) turn to abortifacient birth control. The principal method of birth control is  “the Pill,”  which first became widely used in the late 1960’s and . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: The RU-486 Abortion Pill

At one time, the lives of preborn children were valuable to researchers for the pharmaceutical corporations.  The scientists worked hard to avoid injuring them as they developed new drugs.  But times have radically changed.  Big Pharma now spends millions of dollars annually developing drugs and devices that deliberately kill the preborn child as efficiently and . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: Depo-Provera

The birth control Depo-Provera is an injectable contraceptive drug that sometimes has an abortifacient effect.  It also possesses a long and checkered history rife with fraud and abuse. History of Depo-Provera In 1967, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals began an extensive 11-year trial of Depo at Atlanta’s Grady Clinic in its attempts to get the drug approved for . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: Implants

Birth control implants are slowly becoming more popular as a method of birth control all over the world primarily because of heavy promotion by “family planners.”  Implants have several advantages from the population control viewpoint.  They do not require daily attention, they have a high effectiveness rate because the cause of most contraceptive failures (user . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: The Intrauterine Device

The intrauterine device (IUD) is a foreign body inserted into the uterus.  IUDs are made of a non‑reactive plastic such as polyethylene, and may include active chemicals or elements such as progesterone or copper which slowly diffuse into the uterus over a period of several years. The first modern‑day IUD, the Grafenberg Ring, was placed . . . Read more

Should Catholic Hospitals Use the Morning-After Pill for Rape Victims?

Even with all of the different contraceptives and abortifacients on the market today, women forget to use their birth control, think their birth control method might have failed, or were coerced into sex. Many of these women resort to “emergency contraception,” a term that covers several drugs or devices that are used after intercourse (instead . . . Read more