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kon truh sep tiv

  • n  an agent or device intended to prevent conception
  • s  capable of preventing conception or impregnation
    contraceptive devices and medications

  • In men who respond to them, hormonal contraceptive treatments have been shown to be 100% effective in clinical trials.
  • Some of the most hush-hush medical research has been pursued in dozens of laboratories in the effort to find a contraceptive pill.
  • Since 1914 she had battled ridicule and rigid laws, even gone to jail, all in pursuit of a simple, inexpensive contraceptive that would change women's livesand save some as well.
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  • Pope Paul VI in National Catholic Register
    I would like to see more research as to why women present for abortion. I suspect that a fair percentage would be found to have used failed contraceptive measures or none at all. Abortion should not be regarded as long-stop (backup) contraception,... David Steel Forbes Oct 24, 2007 21869 29410 contraceptive Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae explained how artificial birth control can open wide the way for marital infidelity and a general lowering of moral standards. : A man who grows accustomed to the use of contraceptive methods may forget...
  • Tina Fey in CNN (blog)
    It is of great concern that the fabric of African life, its very source of hope and stability, is threatened by divorce, abortion, prostitution, human trafficking and a contraceptive mentality, all of which contribute to a breakdown in sexual... Pope Benedict XVI USA Today Jun 10, 2005 21871 29416 contract On her Emmy nod for outstanding lead actress in a comedy program, Fey described the moment as exciting, and also an appropriate time for me to announce to NBC that I will not be renewing my contract...... with my gym."

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