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Babies as enemies: Planned Parenthoodís sterile sexuality dehumanizes preborn
lan ^ | Rita Diller

Posted on 02/06/2013 7:11:29 PM PST by Morgana

Sex could not have been more disconnected from the concept of creating life.

The message I’d heard loud and clear was that the purpose of sex was for pleasure and bonding, that its potential for creating life was purely tangential, almost to the point of being forgotten about altogether. This mindset laid the foundation of my views on abortion. Because I saw sex as being closed to the possibility to life by default, I thought of pregnancies that weren’t planned as akin to being struck by lightning while walking down the street: Something totally unpredictable, undeserved, that happened to people living normal lives.

So said Jennifer Fulwiler, former atheist turned Catholic, in a recent National Catholic Register blog post. Her words struck me like lightning: “I saw sex as being closed to the possibility of life by default, I thought of pregnancies that weren’t planned as akin to being struck by lightning while walking down the street.”

I had struggled with unanswered questions for decades. After reading her words, three things became very clear to me:

1. Planned Parenthood’s persistent, early sex education—where almost anything goes as long as we protect ourselves from the blight of babies—has warped the understanding of the very meaning and purpose of human sexuality for an entire generation and for our society. Sex, which by nature is life-giving, is closed to the possibility of life by default.

2. The abortion giant’s constant manipulation of the very purpose and meaning of human sexuality has so twisted our society that it literally laid the groundwork for today’s abortion holocaust.

3. Women are able to actually make a decision to pay to have their own children killed because the sterile sex culture created by Planned Parenthood and its cohorts has completely permeated the minds, hearts, and souls of a large portion of this generation.

Fulwiler continues her explanation:

Babies had become the enemy because of their tendencies to pop up out of the blue and ruin everything; and just as societies are tempted to dehumanize the fellow human beings who are on the other side of the lines in wartime, so had I, and we as a society, dehumanized the enemy of sex.

To young, malleable minds deprived of education on the truth and meaning of human sexuality, and so bombarded and assaulted by Planned Parenthood, its cohorts, and a society that has bought into its lies, it is easy to see how the unspoken message received by them is that babies are the enemy of sex, and sexual pleasure is our most basic human right.

She further explains how she arrived at this mindset with her “four key memories that give a glimpse into how my understanding of human sexuality was formed”:

When I was a kid, I didn’t have any friends who had baby brothers or sisters in their households. To the extent that I ever heard any neighborhood parents talk about pregnancy and babies, it was to say that they were happy that they were “done.” Kids seemed like an optional add-on that a couple may or may not choose to add to their marriage, as long as they deemed that caring for offspring wouldn’t ruin their ability to have fun together -- which was, as far as I could tell, the main purpose of marriage.

I never remember hearing this kind of talk while I was growing up, but today it is rampant. If a young child or baby entered a room, all the women and young girls clamored for the chance to talk to and hold the little one. I remember working in a law office where many secretaries were dutifully seated in their cubbies typing documents at the speed of light. But when a small child entered the room, the wheels on the office chairs united to make a roller derby commotion, and the charge to the baby ensued. Everyone wanted to hold and love on that child. And those of us who had children mourned every minute that we were not able to be home with them.

It seems that seldom happens today. Mothers with small children are often shunned in public places, and oftentimes people move to get away from them as quickly as possible.

Every time I engage in chitchat in a retail establishment or doctor’s office, I am told by someone old enough to be a grandmother that she is glad she is done with children, and/or she has told her children not to have any grandkids for her. She doesn’t need them. Planned Parenthood’s misinformation campaign that went unchallenged for decades has done untold damage to our society, particularly to women.

Fulwiler continues her explanation, perhaps unwittingly showcasing the methodology and scope of Planned Parenthood inspired sex education:

In sex ed class we learned not that sex creates babies, but that unprotected sex creates babies. After we were done putting condoms on bananas, our teacher counseled us that we should carefully decide when we might be ready to have sex based on important concerns like whether or not we were in committed relationships, whether or not we had access to contraception, how our girlfriends or boyfriends treated us, whether we wanted to wait until marriage, etc. I do not recall hearing readiness to have a baby being part of a single discussion about deciding when to have sex. Not one.

On multiple occasions when I was a young teen, I heard girls my age make the comment that they would readily risk dangerous back-alley abortions or even consider suicide if they were to face unplanned pregnancies and abortion wasn’t legal. Though I was not sexually active, it sounded perfectly reasonable to me: That is how much we desired not to have babies before we were ready. Yet the concept of just not having sex if we weren’t ready to have babies was never discussed. It’s not that we had considered the idea and rejected it; it simply never occurred to us.

It simply never occurred to these young women that sex before marriage was not required. It was a given in their minds, something they were entitled to do when they were “ready,” without regard for the children that might be conceived through their actions. This is where Planned Parenthood’s “responsible” sex leads—directly to the abortion chamber.

Her last point on how sex became and stayed disconnected from children in her mind is perhaps the most shocking, and certainly an indictment of how the Catholic Church’s beautiful teaching on the purpose and meaning of human sexuality has been stifled at the parish level and often the diocesan level, as materials used in marriage preparation are not even derived from Catholic teaching.

Even as recently as 2006, before our marriage was validated in the Catholic Church, my husband and I had to take a course about building good marriages. It was a video series by a nondenominational Christian group, and in the segment called “Good Sex” they did not mention children or babies once. In all the talk about bonding and back rubs and intimacy and the importance of staying in shape, the closest they came to connecting sex to new life was to say quickly that couples should discuss the topic of contraception.

The one entity that has the power to eliminate Planned Parenthood and eliminate the culture of death has been, by and large, sleeping, while Planned Parenthood has gone about its dirty work of converting the culture.

That a Catholic parish or diocese would teach a non-Catholic segment on “good sex” that totally ignores the Church’s breathtakingly beautiful teaching on human sexuality and the meaning of marriage makes those in charge of such a program accomplices to Planned Parenthood. Ignoring the education of children in the Church’s profound understanding of the purpose and meaning of human sexuality makes those responsible culpable accomplices to Planned Parenthood and the culture of death.

I am reminded of another recent article I read by a radical pro-abortion author, admitting that abortion is the taking of innocent human life. It is disingenuous, she said, to pretend that we do not know that abortion kills a human life. We are sacrificing lives, she said. But they are lives worth sacrificing. Sacrifice for what? She does not say. But it is clearly implied that the lives of our children are worth sacrificing because of a woman’s “right” to have sex and not be encumbered by children.

Fulwiler’s summary of the formation of her understanding about the meaning and purpose of human sexuality provide startlingly clear answers to the defining questions: How can we possibly have come to the point of sanctioning the brutal killing of preborn children as a woman’s right? How can we say that human lives are worth sacrificing because of someone’s speculation about what the future may hold?

There is no doubt—and embryology texts have taught for decades—that a person is human from the very beginning of biological development.

Abortion is barbaric. It is the brutal killing of innocent human beings who deserve protection under the law! The culture will not be converted until we stop government-funded, Planned Parenthood-sanctioned “comprehensive, evidence-based” sex education. We must stop it because it distorts the very meaning and purpose of human sexuality, feeding a continuous stream of new adherents into Planned Parenthood’s court to be manipulated and brainwashed to believe that babies are the enemy and can be disposed of as garbage.

It is time to step back and realize that we have to begin at the beginning. If we really want to get to the crux of what it will take to win this battle for legal protection for all members of the human family, we have to address man’s current attitudes toward sexuality that holds sterility—not fertility—as the goal.


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KEYWORDS: abortion; antifamily; culturewar; indoctrination; littleredschoolhouse; moralabsolutes; naughtyteacherslist; plannedparenthood; prolife; sexpositiveagenda

1 posted on 02/06/2013 7:11:39 PM PST by Morgana
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2 posted on 02/06/2013 7:15:11 PM PST by narses
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3 posted on 02/06/2013 7:15:48 PM PST by narses
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4 posted on 02/06/2013 7:16:51 PM PST by narses
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To: Morgana
Jonathan Cahn speaking about America's sins....and they are many!
5 posted on 02/06/2013 7:22:19 PM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: Morgana
Jenifer is a brilliant writer! This is one of my favorite lines from her which I see is repeated in this post:
In sex ed class we learned not that sex creates babies, but that unprotected sex creates babies.
As far as ending abortion, I follow the suggestions of Mother Teresa of Calcutta and her good friend, Fr. John A. Hardon:
If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa of Calcutta

We are only channels of grace to others in the measure that we are possessed of God's grace ourselves. Let me repeat in the clearest words in my disposal... Proposition #1 There is no stopping abortion without an ocean of grace from Jesus Christ. No way will human means stop abortion. #2 The principal source of this grace is the Holy Eucharist. --Fr. John A. Hardon

One final word. All that I have said was not only an exhortation to say the Rosary. Absolutely not! I am pleading with you to become apostles of the Rosary. Promote the Rosary. Urge the Rosary. Teach the Rosary. Shall I say, advertise the Rosary. It is through the Rosary that we can bring countless souls back to Christ from whom they have strayed. It is through the Rosary that we can make them lovers of Christ through the mediation of His Mother, the Mother of Miracles since the marriage feast at Cana even to the dawn of eternity. --Fr. John A. Hardon http://adorationrocks.posterous.com/166971716

6 posted on 02/06/2013 7:28:13 PM PST by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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“In sex ed class we learned not that sex creates babies, but that unprotected sex creates babies.”

I never noticed that was what PP was teaching till she said it. The subtle ways PP warps the mind.


7 posted on 02/06/2013 7:31:36 PM PST by Morgana (This space for rent.)
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Yet the concept of just not having sex if we weren’t ready to have babies was never discussed. It’s not that we had considered the idea and rejected it; it simply never occurred to us.

It simply never occurred to these young women that sex before marriage was not required. It was a given in their minds, something they were entitled to do when they were “ready,” without regard for the children that might be conceived through their actions.

8 posted on 02/06/2013 7:38:45 PM PST by thecodont
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The media and schools have fixed in the mind of teens that dating means sex and prom means sex... as if that wasn’t bad enough GLEE even had a Valentines Day episode where a teacher castigated some girls for not putting out on V-day as “cold fish”. They are made to think there is something wrong with you if you don’t have sex as a teen.


9 posted on 02/06/2013 7:42:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

From my teen years:
Senior Ball meant some of the wealthier kids rented out hotel rooms. This was supposed to have been a chaperoned event. Some of us nerdier folk stayed with the chaperones and came home unwrinkled and unashamed.


10 posted on 02/06/2013 7:48:16 PM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont

well, some of those Seniors are 18

Now they are down to brainwashing 11 year olds


11 posted on 02/06/2013 7:57:18 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

There’s a bit more going on here than just teaching women that they do not have to be careful during sex, since they can just get rid of any babies.

When women’s children are dehumanized, that dehumanizes the woman, too. Once she accepts that a person’s life is not as important as a more powerful person’s convenience, she accepts that she thinks it’s okay for a powerful person to kill her if they find her inconvenient.

She may not think that that is the message she has internalized, but it is.


12 posted on 02/06/2013 8:37:41 PM PST by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Morgana

ANOTHER NEICE ON THE WAY! TAKE THAT YOU WACKOS!


13 posted on 02/06/2013 9:32:14 PM PST by Stayingawayfromthedarkside
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To: Morgana
Go forth and multiply. Or not.

What I find fascinating about religious zealots is the more they try and push anti-sex, the more they encourage it. Humans have a natural tendency to procreate at certain ages. It was NOT so long ago that "teenagers" were running the show over shires or farms or "land" or even (gasp) some plantations. Its that American society has made infants out of natural "adults" that we now have a problem. Our American society has relegated/regulated young women and men as infantile and we are now shocked that "they" want to do what comes natural against what we are telling them is somehow "wrong"?

Practice safe (heterosexual) sex and don't be shy about it. The more we talk about "it", the less stigma we put on "it". It's not that hard to understand, unless of course brimstone and hell fire from some religions book (which there are PLENTY) says otherwise.

14 posted on 02/06/2013 9:38:05 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Morgana

There is one simple principle to all this..Those who kill their babies are promoting extinction of their group, their race..Those who procreate, according to nature, will inherit the earth and all that is in it. Population matters. It is hard to take in the evil, the ignorance, the chaos, the division, the hedonism, etc., etc., which is out there now. Is this numbing of the conscience the result of widespread drug addiction which takes away normal emotions and judgment or it is something else? Who could snuff out the life of their own flesh and blood and not give it a second thought?


15 posted on 02/07/2013 4:06:14 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Michael Barnes

As if any of these people have lives that are SO significant, SO productive that the baby is just “ruining” it all. Ruining what? Another chance to party all night, get raving drunk, just to repeat it the next weekend?

Having a baby for some of these people would be the best thing they could do ...learn responsibility, work, focus on something other than yourself for a change. Marry up. Save, invest in relationships, further your education because others are relying on you.

Having children made me a better person. Couldn’t run from responsibility. Had to put myself second, or even last, most of the time. Still do. What I received in return was far more valuable than always being “first.”

At almost 50, I am a VERY accomplished person. Much more so than some I know who delayed or never had families. For whatever reason, they didn’t save, didn’t earn, didn’t put away. They’re no better off ...it’s a lie.


16 posted on 02/07/2013 4:18:43 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Morgana

The baby is the largest element of bonding.Without the possibility of a child sex becomes a movie or an evening at the disco. The “bonding” is to the sex itself, especially for men, and the partner loses her, and less often his, face.


17 posted on 02/07/2013 4:21:09 AM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: jazzlite
Those who procreate, according to nature, will inherit the earth and all that is in it.

The future belongs to those who show up for it.

18 posted on 02/07/2013 3:23:14 PM PST by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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