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Where to post: politics or religion?

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    JeanMeriamposted 7 years ago

    No birth control for Africa? This is just sad and it makes me really embarrassed and I absolutely cannot wait for the next election. This fool has to go.

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/pol … le1504020/

  2. MikeNV profile image71
    MikeNVposted 7 years ago

    After 3 days with no replies in the Politics section, perhaps Religion would be the better choice.

    1. ledefensetech profile image79
      ledefensetechposted 7 years ago

      Um, isn't it the job of African nations to provide that service, not the Canadian government?  I know it's not the case, but such a stance could be seen as racist.  I mean it looks kind of bad to be giving Africans birth control.  I mean, African nations need the population in order to run their farms, seeing as most of them still subsistence farm. 

      Wouldn't a better policy be to encourage the education of the African peoples and encourage them to industrialize.  It's already been shown that in industrial nations that families are smaller.  Plus you'd get the benefit of bettering the lives of the average African.  Thus killing multiple birds with one stone.

      1. Ralph Deeds profile image70
        Ralph Deedsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Abstinence education is the only way!

        1. ledefensetech profile image79
          ledefensetechposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          You don't believe that any more than I do Ralph.

          1. Ralph Deeds profile image70
            Ralph Deedsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Just kidding.

            1. ledefensetech profile image79
              ledefensetechposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              You know that I spent several years in MA.  My middle school and first two years of high school.  About the only thing they did get right was sex ed.  Unlike Missouri, my classmates in MA had far fewer pregnancies our senior year.  I'm all for sex ed, but I'm also for letting people lie in the bed they made.

              1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
                Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Where in Ma?

                1. ledefensetech profile image79
                  ledefensetechposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Cape Cod.  Lyle Middle School on Otis AFB for 8th grade and Bourne High School for 9th and 10th grade.

                  1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
                    Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    Not too far away from me  Fall River.

                    My health class taught everything we needed to know about sex drugs and hygeine.

                    There were still quite a few pregnencies in my senior class.

                    They actually had day care and child raising classes in high school.  The moms brought their babies to school with them.  This was in the early 80's

     
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