contraceptives and religion

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1 Lacy McGrath 11/22/07 MWF 9:00-9:50 Hjamil Martinez-Vasquez Contraceptive Methods in Latin America Many people who are active in their religions look to the leadership provided by their church for guidance in many areas of their lives. One such area that they look for guidance in is the approval of the use of birth control and contraceptive methods. In Cecilia Mariz and Clara Mafra’s article “Family and Reproduction among Protestants in Rio de Janeiro” they discuss the use of such methods and the Protestant and Catholic Church’s viewpoints towards them. Because of the importance that many people have for their church’s opinion, the institution that is in charge of the Church feels like it has the right to dictate what its worshippers can do in certain areas of their lives, the use of birth control methods in particular. But what a person does with their own body isn’t the business of their church; it is the business of the person who is considering using methods of birth control and whoever else maybe affected by the use of these
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course RELI 10043 taught by Professor Martinez-vasquez during the Fall '07 term at TCU.

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