The American Life League is holding its 2nd annual protest against the birth control pill tomorrow, June 6. Last year’s theme was, “The Pill kills babies.” This year’s is, “The Pill kills women.”…
Participate “by having a presence outside of doctors’ offices, pharmacies, Planned Parenthood clinics and other family planning facilities, or even out on the sidewalk at a busy intersection. Wherever it is – help get the word out!” Download the promotional flyer as well as talking points regarding frequently asked questions about the Pill.
ThePillKills.com website lists different ways the Pill is harmful to women:
Increases risk of heart disease Increases risk of breast cancer Increases risk of cerebrovascular disease and cervical cancer Increases risk of plaque buildup in arteries Increases risk of raising your blood pressure Increases risk of liver problems
The site also includes footnoted tragic examples of women who have been killed for using hormonal contraceptives, such as:
Julie Hennessey, a 31-year-old Irish woman, who died of a blood clot after taking the birth control pill, which caused her to develop deep vein thrombosis. Ashley Lewis, a 17-year-old high school junior from St. Louis, MO, who died after developing a blood clot in her lung, because she was wearing the birth control patch for 6 months.
Co-sponsors include Human Life International, One More Soul, Pharmacists for Life International, and Women Influencing the Nation, among others.
“The Pill Kills” t-shirts are also available for purchase on the website.
Videos from yesterday’s “The Pill Kills” press conference at the National Press Club…
Dr. Lynn Kerr, associate clinical professor from the U of CA, San Francisco:
Dr. Paul Carpentier, certified by the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals:
Marie Hahnenberg, researcher for American Life League: