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Conduct is said to be action in pursuit of ends, and if this is so, then we must hold the irresponsibility and recklessness in our action is immoral, while responsibility and forethought put into action for the benefit of the individual and the race becomes in the highest sense the finest kind of morality.

I want to live in fulfillment. For if they are not able to support and care for themselves, they should certainly not be allowed to bring offspring into this world for others to look after.

Religion and birth control

The church has ever opposed the progress of woman on the ground that her freedom would lead to immorality. Buddhism[ edit ] Buddhist attitudes to contraception are based on the idea that it is wrong to kill for any reason. So that in speaking of morals one must remember that there is a direct connection between morality and brain development.

What were we thinking in those generations.

Moral case against contraception

It seemed only natural for us to call together scientists, educators, members of the medical profession and the theologians of all denominations to ask their opinion upon this uncertain and important phase of the controversy.

Would the legal dissemination of scientific Birth Control information through the medium of clinics by the medical profession be the most logical method of checking the problem of over-population.

When women fought for higher education, it was said that this would cause her to become immoral and she would lose her place in the sanctity of the home. Hinduism[ edit ] There is no ban on birth control in Hinduism.

Upon these principles the Birth Control movement in America stands. It seemed only natural for us to call together scientists, educators, members of the medical profession and the theologians of all denominations to ask their opinion upon this uncertain and important phase of the controversy.

The Dharma doctrine of the religious and moral codes of Hindus emphasizes the need to act for the sake of the good of the world. The one issue upon which there seems to be most uncertainty and disagreement exists in the moral side of the subject of Birth Control.

We know that the masses of people are growing wiser and are using their own minds to decide their individual conduct. I believed that the discussion of the moral issue was one which did not solely belong to theologians and to scientists, but belonged to the people.

But such ways of controlling population is no longer possible for us. We ask the church to have more confidence in women. I want to live in peace.

This is a better method, it is a more civilized method, for it involves not only greater forethought for others, but finally a higher sanction for the value of life itself. Take the baby-making power out of sex, and it doesn't express love.

For if they are not able to support and care for themselves, they should certainly not be allowed to bring offspring into this world for others to look after. We know that every advance that woman has made in the last half century has been made with opposition, all of which has been based upon the grounds of immorality.

MORALITY AND BIRTH CONTROL

That decision cracked a door that, four decades later, was thrown wide open with the relatively safe, effective birth-control pill, which went on the market in this country in the summer of It was to be a culmination of a three day conference, two of which were held at the Hotel Plaza, in discussing the Birth Control subject in its various and manifold aspects.

When women fought for higher education, it was said that this would cause her to become immoral and she would lose her place in the sanctity of the home. The meeting tonight is a postponement of one which was to have taken place at the Town Hall last Sunday evening. And ours is the morality of knowledge.

We must control conception. They desire to control the size of their families, but are unable to obtain knowledge or to put such available knowledge into practice. Society is divided into three groups. We claim that woman should have the right over her own body and to say if she shall or if she shall not be a mother, as she sees fit.

The one issue upon which there seems to be most uncertainty and disagreement exists in the moral side of the subject of Birth Control. The second group is equally intelligent and responsible. The reckless abandonment of the impulse of the moment and the careless regard for the consequences, is not morality.

Contraception is a form of abortion Contraception separates sex from reproduction Contraception brings bad consequences These are consequentialist arguments against contraception. The youngest fell in love with a good-for-nothing fellow, with the result that she had an illegal child.

She told me she could not remember when she had not dressed and undressed before the roomers, and on winter nights she often slept in their beds. We have attained high standards of life, and along the lines of science must we conduct such control.

And ours is the morality of knowledge. We do not believe that filling the earth with misery, poverty and disease is moral.

Religion and birth control

The pendulum may yet swing, she said. When women fought for higher education, it was said that this would cause her to become immoral and she would lose her place in the sanctity of the home. The issue involved here is the broad separation of church and state, not necessarily the morality of using birth control.

Christians Examine Morality Of Birth Control

Still, the current data show that the substantial majority of Catholics interviewed say birth control is morally acceptable. At the same time. Morality and Birth Control by Margaret Sanger is a pamphlet written in questioning the morality of denying the knowledge of birth control to working class cwiextraction.com compares the lack of education given to women at that time to the “shackles of slavery.” Sanger believes that birth control is the first step towards women’s freedom.

The Morality of Birth Control by Margaret Sanger It was to be a culmination of a three day conference, two of which were held at the Hotel Plaza, in discussing the Birth Control subject in its various and manifold aspects.

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The meeting tonight is a postponement of one which was to have taken place at the Town Hall last Sunday evening. “The Morality of Birth Control.” “The Morality of Birth Control” by Margaret Sanger, an American Birth Control Activist, gave logical information, arguments about ethics for women, and brought out an emotional response.

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