Religion: Contraception Controversy

God ordained the act of love for man's procreation, and to thwart this purpose is. according to Roman Catholic doctrine, a sinful contravention of God's will. Birth control by mechanical or medicinal means is absolutely forbidden by the church, and women for whom childbearing is a health risk are enjoined to practice abstinence, either total or periodic, from sexual intercourse. It follows that Catholic doctors and nurses may not prescribe contraceptive devices, even for non-Catholic patients. But should Catholics, when they are in a position to do so, stop non-Catholic doctors from prescribing...

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