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‘Birth Control controls YOU’

Posted by Joseph on 19 August, 2013

Book suggests hormonal contraceptives are more harmful to women that previously believed.
A new book makes a startling claim. Birth control pills control you. According to the author, hormones in the pill affect judgment including choice of partners and memory.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – The book, “Sweetening the Pill: Or how We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control” by Holly Grigg-Spall claims the pills are a tool for the suppression of women and that their widespread use has significant implications for women and society as a whole.

According to Grigg-Spall, she noticed that after a long period on the pill, she “felt no connection between my self and my body, between my self and the world around me, between my femaleness and myself,” as she wrote in her book.

She explained that the pill does a number of things. It changes the way women think, and it serves as a tool of capitalist oppression against women. 

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