El Coyote Gordo (supergee) wrote,
El Coyote Gordo

Unwanted answers

The way to have fewer abortions is to give good sex education, to make birth control freely available, and to empower women to say no if they don't want sex and to demand birth control if they do. Anyone who finds that approach unacceptable thinks that there is something more important than minimizing abortion, such as controlling people’s, and particularly women’s, sex lives.

Prescription opiate addiction is a major problem, and the government is reacting the way governments do, by forbidding and cracking down. A study says that cannabis can seriously reduce the use of opiates by chronic pain sufferers. Is there something more important than minimizing opiate addiction?

Thanx to Slate Star Codex
Tags: war on some drugs

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