Science Facts on the RH Bills
IN PLAIN LANGUAGE
The world’s leading scientific experts resolve the issues regarding the systematic,nationwide distribution of artificial contraceptives.
1.The RH Bills will kill children.
When does human life begin?
Atfertilization, when the sperm penetrates theegg. This was the unanimous response of medical experts (including doctors fromHarvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic)at an eight day hearing of the US Senate.
Do birth control pills and the IUD killthe embryo?
Yes, the pill has a secondary“postfertilization effect”, according to thescientific journal of the American MedicalAssociation.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
pronounced thatthe intrauterine device brings about the“destruction of the early embryo.”
2.The RH Bills will injure women’shealth.
Is the pill safe?
The International Agencyfor Research on Cancer in 2007 reported thatthe pill causes cancer, giving it the highestlevel of carcinogenicity, the same ascigarettes and asbestos.
It also causesstroke,
and significantly increases the risk of heart attacks.
3.The RH Bills will destroy thefamily.
Will the greater availability of contraception improve the conditionsof the family
Contraceptives bring about1
Arch Fam Med
American Journal of Obstetricsand Gynecology
(W.B. Saunders Comp)
IARC Monographs on theEvaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans
(American Heart Association, Inc.)
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
(The EndocrineSociety) 90 (7): 3863–3870.
the downgrading of marriage, moreextramarital sex, more fatherless children,more single mothers, according to the studiesof Nobel prize winner, George Akerlof.
4.The RH Bills will promote thespread of AIDS.
Will the use of condoms lower therate of HIV/AIDS in a country
It willincrease it, according to the “best evidence”in the world, concluded Harvard Director forAIDS Prevention, Edward C. Green.Availability of condoms makes people takewilder sexual risks, thus worsening the spreadof the disease.
5.The RH Bills are based on wrongeconomics.
Is there a correlation betweenpopulation growth and economicdevelopment?
“No correlation” is theanswer of Simon Kuznets, Nobel Prize winnerin the science of economics.
Is population control one of theingredients for high economicgrowth
No. This is the conclusion of the2008 Commission on Growth andDevelopment headed by Nobel prize winnerMichael Spence. The factors for high growthare: leadership, openness to knowledge,stable finances, market allocation, investmentand savings.
Quarterly Journal of Economics
(The MIT Press) 111 (2): 277–317