The birth control burden and who should bear it

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The “burden”?

  1. We must stop calling it that. Birth control isn’t a burden. It’s a protection, a liberation. An unwanted child is a burden.

6. Birth control is a gift, and we should all enjoy it in as many forms as we can. The more reliable/accessible/healthful, the better.

Further reading:


Kristen Tsetsi is the author of the novel THE AGE OF THE CHILD: When a pro-creation Citizen Amendment leads to a ban on birth control and life sentences for abortion, politicians find babies abandoned on their doorsteps — and that’s just the beginning. “A powerful indictment about an all-too-possible United States. Tsetsi’s prose is luminous; it puts the lie to such corrupt and immoral political acts, and does so via an exciting drama that illuminates the hypocrisies of our time without flinching.”Alan Davis, author of So Bravely Vegetative

Author, THE AGE OF THE CHILD & others. Former adjunct prof & journo. Co-host, ChildfreeGirls series:

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