Is the current fight about contraception a stratagem or a real issue?

Is it more important for young women today to force insurance companies to pay for birth control?

I was under the impression that Planned Parenthood was formulated for a commonsense approach to women’s rights. Isn’t 4NOW a no-cost program, along with other free advice for people who can not afford contraception?

It makes you wonder who actually benefits from these organizations, this money comes from donations, shouldn’t it be a free service?

And honestly would it matter? According to Planned Parenthood, 2,000 teens get pregnant every day.

So is this a contraception problem or a behavior excuse? Maybe the president ought to ask these teens whether they used contraception.

I don’t know what our kids learn in school and college today, but making a statement to benefit oneself is not the right way to go. Take responsibility for ourselves, isn’t that what America fought for? Respect and honor oneself.

Where would this country be if everyone lived off the state, having the government dictating what we can and cannot do?

Think about it and pay close attention to the prime time programs and news media, listen to all the bias and one-sided commentaries, morning programs that help campaign for the president.

Watching television lately is like watching the news, gay rights, sexual behavior, men and women kissing, single mothers, dirty dancing, nasty jokes about public officials; there’s no respect anymore.

Stop making excuses for one person and condemning another for the same thing. We live in America not communist China. Remember the First Amendment.

Brenda Lachance

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