U.S. House Bill Could Be Biggest Bonanza in History For Population Control Movement

The democratic controlled congress is advocating using 50 billion U.S. dollars to harm another continent, Africa, as if they don’t have enough problems already.:mad:

The bill’s huge increase will literally flood “family planning” organizations with new money for condom promotion and distribution, and allow them to shift their existing funds used for condom programs to other contraceptive programs, such as abortifacient birth control pills and other methods that kill the unborn, which are not covered by current funding restrictions.

The organizations that receive the money, in other words, are likely to be part of the world’s vast network of population control groups, pushing the lie of “prosperity” through demographic suicide.

Such groups will, according to the bill’s official objectives, receive funding to train 140,000 new “health care workers” to implement the programs. In other words, the bill is likely to create a vast new cadre of family planning personnel in Africa with a personal interest in promoting the population control agenda…

It could quite simply be the biggest single boost in the history of the global pro-abortion movement.

lifesitenews.com/ldn/2008/apr/08040413.html

Okay, I read the Lifesite editorial, and all I got from it is that they don’t like contraception and they don’t like the fact that Congress is planning on spending more than the President requested.

No matter what party they are in, the Secular Relativist left is one of the biggest dangers to the country and the world with their promotion of infanticide among other things. :mad:

yes, why in the world would they want to use condomes to stop AID’s when Abstinance only has worked so magnificantly?

Africa has many problems but it’s problem does not require contraception and abortion as a solution. That is what this 50 billion dollars will be going for. The U.S. is minding some other nation’s business with population control instead of simply trying to help them with food or medicine.

It is a disgrace. They need food, medicine and farm machinery and we give International Planned Parenthood.

Ivan, please read the article.

That’s pretty much I got too. There is also some wild speculation about abortion, but overall its one of LifeSite’s more shameful articles.

No matter what party they are in, the Secular Relativist left is one of the biggest dangers to the country and the world with their promotion of infanticide among other things.

Gee WA,

You forgot the MSM in your post. You really need some new material.

John

Just out of curiosity, what constitutes ‘Secular Relativism’ in your view?

It’s part of the Secular Relativism. In fact, it’s the propaganda arm.

Why. It is the truth. No more is needed.

Actually, Ivan, abstinence only HAS worked magnificently in Africa. Nice try at sarcasm, though. Uganda is an example. Other places in Africa where they have been throwing condoms at people (and here in the states, too) have not seen any decrease in AIDS. Uganda has had a 70% decrease (the largest anywhere in the world) in AIDS rates. Abstinence-only IS the only approach that has helped the problem.

lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/oct/05101404.html
aidsmap.com/en/news/ed007047-0e93-4964-9fba-aa887d42817e.asp

In Christ,
Rand

Fox News
foxnews.com/story/0,2933,308898,00.html

Human Rights Watch
hrw.org/reports/2005/uganda0305/8.htm#_Toc98378386
"Between 2002 and 2004, the U.S. government sponsored at least four studies which concluded that the drop in HIV prevalence in Uganda in the 1990s resulted from increased rates of abstinence and fidelity in Uganda during that period, as well as a concerted government effort to encourage these behavior changes.226 The aim of these studies was apparently to provide a scientific basis for current abstinence-until-marriage programs. The most recent of these studies claims that Ugandan youth adopted at least twelve “protective behaviors” between 1989 and 2000, nine of which may be grouped under the category of abstinence or fidelity.227 The remaining three behavior changes relate to increased condom use, though the study notes that few national data are available on condom use before 1995. The study does not attempt to ascertain the causes of various behavior changes (e.g., government-funded HIV prevention campaigns versus broader social factors), nor does it measure the relative impact of different behavior changes (e.g. abstinence versus condom use) on HIV spread. It concludes that “*t is likely that a combination of abstinence and partner reduction resulted in the decline in prevalence, but that the increase in condom use helped maintain the low prevalence levels throughout the rest of the nineties.”228

There are multiple problems with using survey data such as these as the basis for U.S.-funded abstinence programs. First, the U.S. government’s own research suggests that condoms played an important role in Uganda’s HIV decline, and not only for “high-risk” populations such as sex workers.229 According to the above study, the percentage of all sexually active Ugandan women and girls who had ever used a condom increased from 9 percent in 1989 to 26 percent in 1995, a period that saw a significant decline in HIV prevalence. Among men and boys, the percentage rose from 22 percent to 35 percent. While consistent condom use is difficult to measure, a helpful indication of the contribution of condom use to HIV prevention is the percentage of sexually active Ugandans who used a condom the last time they had sex with a non-regular partner. National data for this indicator are available only for the period 1995 to 2000, during which the percentage rose from 25 percent to 44 percent among women and 40 percent to 62 percent among men. As noted above, this increase in condom use coincided with a steep increase in non-regular sexual partnerships among young men, suggesting it staved off a significant number of new HIV infections. Median HIV prevalence among ante-natal clinic attendees dropped from 11.8 percent to 5 percent during this period, though incidence (new HIV infections) likely dropped earlier. National data on increased condom use are supported by studies in specific regions."

Nothing is wrong with ABC(Absitiance Beinf faithful Contraception) however abstinance ONLY does not work, study after study shows this.*

Ivan, Uganda has not promoted condom use; it has promoted abstinence. Their own president said as much. If condoms, rather than abstinence, accounted for the decline in AIDS rates, then we should expect to see the same success in every other country that uses condoms to combat AIDS. The fact is, we have not seen any success in those countries where condoms are passed out like candy at parades.

The reason that FoxNews article says that abstinence doesn’t work is because the programs used in this country are not really abstinence programs. They say, “Don’t have sex before you’re married…oh, but if you do here’s a bunch of condoms.” That is how abstinence is approached here.

And Human Rights Watch regards restrictions on abortion as a human rights violation. I don’t buy their b.s.

In Christ,
Rand

“First, the U.S. government’s own research suggests that condoms played an important role in Uganda’s HIV decline, and not only for “high-risk” populations such as sex workers.229 According to the above study, the percentage of all sexually active Ugandan women and girls who had ever used a condom increased from 9 percent in 1989 to 26 percent in 1995, a period that saw a significant decline in HIV prevalence. Among men and boys, the percentage rose from 22 percent to 35 percent. While consistent condom use is difficult to measure, a helpful indication of the contribution of condom use to HIV prevention is the percentage of sexually active Ugandans who used a condom the last time they had sex with a non-regular partner.”

The reason that FoxNews article says that abstinence doesn’t work is because the programs used in this country are not really abstinence programs. They say, “Don’t have sex before you’re married…oh, but if you do here’s a bunch of condoms.” That is how abstinence is approached here.

That’s not an abstinance program, you have no evidence to support this claim.

And Human Rights Watch regards restrictions on abortion as a human rights violation. I don’t buy their b.s.

In Christ,
Rand

That’s a reaserched, cited study, you can ignore it if wish, just be honest about why.

That is what many abstinence programs are. They are called “abstinence based” programs, which is why they teach about abstinence and then at the same time tell people “but if you DO have sex, use a condom.”

So was the study from Cambridge that I cited and you ignored. The reason I am not just believing it is because Uganda’s own president said that condoms were not being taught and that abstinence was being taught.

In Christ,
Rand

That’s not quite right. Uganda’s low HIV rate is credited to their fidelity programs, or “zero-grazing”, which encouraged Ugandans to limit the number of their casual sex partners. The abstinence program came as part of the ABC (abstinence, be faithful, use condoms) agenda pushed by the U.S. and has been of questionable effectiveness.
washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/28/AR2007032802510.html

But yes, pushing condoms is probably the wrong message because it says that having casual sex is okay. And this may be part of the reason why Uganda’s rate of infection has increased in recent years.

catholiceducation.org/articles/sexuality/se0074.html
lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/oct/05101404.html
lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/jan/04011205.html
lifesitenews.com/ldn/2003/jun/03062303.html

In 2003, the UN itself (United Nations AIDS agency - UNAIDS) admitted that condoms have a disconcerting failure rate. The study revealed that condoms are ineffective in protecting against HIV an estimated 10% of the time. The admission from the UN, which is far lower than some studies which have shown larger than 50% failure rates, is a blow to population control activists which have aggressively and misleadingly marketed condoms in the third world as 100% effective. “The UN’s approach has failed, and its own statistics show it,” D’Agostino emphasized. “HIV rates keep rising, to over 30% in some countries. Two decades of pornographic sex education and massive shipments of condoms have sent millions of young Africans to an early grave.”

She [Uganda’s First Lady] told the teens to ignore those who push condoms noting that companies which promote such products are after money. “Don’t give your airtime to anyone talking to you about using condoms,” Ms Museveni said.

In Christ,
Rand

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