The idea of birth control is controversial no matter what the context. Should the government be allowed to force institutions to offer birth control? Do parents have the right to say whether or not their children can receive birth control?
On campus there sits a vending machine that will pop out one pill to whomever can fork over the cash. If a student had unprotected sex, forgot their normal form of contraceptive or was assaulted, they are given unfettered access to the “morning after pill”.
While many times the fight of abortion is held in public debates and courtrooms, it is easy to forget that just as there are grassroots organizations to help prevent abortions, there are also non-profit organizations to help women afford the procedure.
Youth Group Lessons: To say abortion is a hot topic is an understatement. Especially around election time, the issue is polarizing as lines are drawn in the sand and individuals are asked to pick a side.