By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jan 25, 2005
The cite below, which I am not making up, comes from the New York Times's account of Hillary Clinton's speech in which she pokes an olive branch into the eye of the pro-life movement.
Several audience members inhaled sharply, for instance, when Mrs. Clinton said that 7 percent of American women who do not use contraception make up 53 percent of all unintended pregnancies.
Well, boys and girls, which fact is more astonishing? That 4% of American women have unintended pregnancies in the old-fashioned, pre-Copernican way of having an unintended pregnancy? Or that 47% of the unintended pregnancies occur in women who use 21st century contraceptive devices but conceive all the same?
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