Birth Control Pros and Cons
The controversy revolving around birth control has been an ongoing and long debated topic, bringing strong convictions from both sides of the debate. When starting the research for this paper, I found many statistics to support both sides and many opinions based on religious beliefs, moral views and personal convictions.
1) The world population is growing at a rapid speed and while America may not yet feel the impact of the earth’s overpopulation, many other countries are losing resources and lack basic needs (Gonsalves, J 2005). The world is now home to seven billion people. Not only would birth control help to slow the population ...view middle of the document...
The use of any method of birth control is against the natural order of life. Moral values dictate that sex is an act that is consummated with the birth of a child. Couples who engage in sexual relations should expect, accept and welcome a child into the world. It is unnatural to deliberately (with the use of birth control) prevent this from happening thus is looked upon as an anti-life act. The natural end of sex is procreation. Birth control does otherwise. Religious or moral convictions. The idea of deliberately preventing a human life from forming contrary to nature and/or God's law can be very disturbing to many people. Religious adherents vary widely in their views on birth control. This can be true even between different branches of one faith, as in the case of Judaism (Tribhuwan, R 2009). Some religious believers find that their own opinions of the use of birth control differ from the beliefs espoused by the leaders of their faith, and many grapple with the ethical dilemma of what is perceived as "correct action" according to their faith, versus personal circumstance, reason, and choice (Tribhuwan, R 2009).
Argument 2 against
Birth Control: Birth control is immoral.
The use of birth control enables couples outside of marriage...