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  •  However, if you are pro life from conception (4+ / 0-)
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    mollyd, m00finsan, OldDragon, Themistoclea

    then you also have to oppose birth control pills as well.  Remember, conception is not the same as implantation and as it is possible for birth controls pills to prevent implantation (about 1 in 10 times, from what I hear) that means they are the same as abortion.

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 10:02:33 AM PST

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    •  No, birth control pills just prevent ovulation in (3+ / 0-)
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      DSPS owl, Munchkn, Dogs are fuzzy

      the first place. They make the body think it is already pregnant.

      Intrauterine devices (Mirena, etc.), MIGHT work that way.

      •  But IUDs don't work that way either (0+ / 0-)

        IUDs are truly contraceptives.  It was thought earlier that they  might prevent implantation, but their mechanism of action has been studied enough to show that they do not.

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