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Birth control critics miss the real problem

A recent letter to your paper bemoaned the common practice within our society of using birth control! The letter writer compared the practice of preventing conception to the ancient practice of human sacrifice, and suggested it is time we wake up.

I stand amazed. Incredible that anyone in this time could seriously suggest such a thing! I’m amazed that in this era, in the midst of obvious, beyond overwhelming evidence that this planet is overpopulated with humans, we still have about half the population that is able to completely deny it!

God help us.

Ted Toal

Nevada City

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