TITLE

The Birth-Control Debate

AUTHOR(S)
O'Neill, J. M.
PUB. DATE
December 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;12/11/44, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p788
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the debate over birth control in the U.S. Criticism of the assumption that people who are disturbed by a low birth rate should be in favor of laws prohibiting doctors from giving information on birth control; Argument that the Catholics would never endorse birth control laws; Concern over the problem of a declining birth rate among economically well-off people; Suggestion that more women believe that parenthood should be voluntary and planned; Failure on the part of J.H.J. Upham, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation, to distinguish between the rhythm birth control method and contraception.
ACCESSION #
15056513

 

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