Sex, Lies, Contraception and a Really Awful Video
The video, called "You Deserve to Know the Truth: Contraception" (catchy!) was uploaded to YouTube by an organization called Come Unity in Truth on Sept. 26 and mentioned by @LifeSite as a "GREAT new teaching video on the harms of contraception."
Well, I have a few words for it, and "great" isn't one of them. Perhaps "misleading." "Ridiculous." "Offensive." And plain old "wrong." Here are the "facts" it gives:
- When women use the birth control pill, they are no longer desirable to men. While some studies have shown that altering women's hormones might slightly change the laws of attraction, humans aren't animals. We don't solely rely on hormones when choosing mates. Yet the video's makers present this laughable scenario: "What's a man to do when the majority of women are contracepting, and he no longer finds them desirable?" More women than ever are using IUDs. Perhaps our poor man will meet one of them?
- Because of that, women who use contraception have to dress all naughty to get male attention. In the video's words: "contracepting women degrade themselves through immodest dress" in order to make up for the fact that men don't find them attractive anymore. See! Rush Limbaugh was right!
- The World Health Organization has classified contraception as a Class 1 carcinogen.