Birth control = pesticide ?

I think there are perfectly valid and legitimate arguments to be made from the “pro-life” perspective.  Unfortunately,  too many pro-life spokespeople are raving nuts.  They are not just against abortion, they are against sex for any purpose other than procreation.  Case in point here:

On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration ?approved the first birth control pill that eliminates a woman?s monthly period.?

Yesterday on Fox News?s Your World With Neil Cavuto, Leslee Unruh,
president of the National Abstinence Clearinghouse, argued that this
pill a ?pesticide? that will make women ?like men.? She called it an
?attack on children and families,? ending the segment with shouts of,
?I want more babies. More babies. We love babies.? Watch it:

(you really should click through and watch the video)

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

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