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A New Chain of Christian Pregnancy Centers Will Provide a Controversial Service: Contraception

posted on November 12, 2019

The Washington Post’s Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports that the Source, a new chain of Christian pregnancy centers in Texas, will begin providing women with contraceptives, a controversial move for many conservative and anti-abortion Christians. However, the Source sees contraceptives as a way to reduce abortions by decreasing the amount of unwanted pregnancies. Ingrid Skop, an obstetrician-gynecologist who joined the Source board says, “Even within the pro-life community, there’s a lot of nuance in what we think we should be offering to women. It helps to show that not every pro-life activist says, ‘Put an aspirin between your legs and don’t have sex.’”

Read at The Washington Post