Price of birth con­trol roll­back too high

Sun Sentinel Broward Edition - - VOICES & OPINION -

You are to be ap­plauded for the Tues­day ed­i­to­rial “Lis­ten to women on birth con­trol, law­mak­ers.” I have been a long­time sup­porter of birth con­trol since 1960 when the pill was made avail­able to women who did not want to be­come preg­nant for what­ever rea­son.

I have seen chil­dren be­ing raised in squalor and taken from their ne­glect­ful par­ents only to be raised by grand­par­ents, step­par­ents, etc. What about poverty? Can the pow­ers that be in Florida not see what it costs the tax­pay­ers to sup­port these fam­i­lies?

Then we have abor­tion. Is it not a woman’s right to de­cide about her preg­nancy; not the law­mak­ers. Pure and sim­ple this is “con­trol” by

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