Medicine: Birth Control

Lord Dawson of Penn, personal physician to the British Royal Household and to Edward of Wales,* last week testified that birth control was an excellent thing. Said he: "To ask this generation to go back to the helter-skelter method of having families is like crying for the moon." He could find no evidence of physical or moral harm from the practice of birth control, nor did he have any respect for "gloomy forebodings as to the break-up of family life."

However, this was no new thing for the Right Honorable Lord Bertrand Edward Dawson,...

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