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Catholicism empowers men to procreate through Rape!


Contraception is forbidden under all circumstances in the Roman Catholic faith as a sin.
 
Even if birth control were a sin, there is no justification or reason in the insistence of the Church that it is as bad as murder and you will go to Hell forever if you die unrepentant of the sin of birth control just like you would for murder. The stance of the Church is extremism and bigotry. The Church could teach that it is venial sin - this is sin that you have to pay for by suffering in Purgatory not a sin so serious that you would suffer punishment for it that never ends and which can never end.
 
When a man and wife decide to go to bed together and the man has AIDS the wife must not protect herself by contraception. If he proceeds to rape her, she must not ask him to use a condom. The sperms of the man can be understood as unjust aggressors threatening the woman’s life. But even then the condom is forbidden. Accordingly, if a woman is raped she has no right to do anything to try and prevent the sperm reaching her ovum and fertilising it. If you can’t protect yourself from sperm to save your life you cannot protect yourself from pregnancy either. To attempt contraception after rape would be to risk the egg which may be fertilised so it’s a sin. Some say that since the woman didn’t consent to the rapist’s actions, his sperm is an unjust aggressor to be defended against. They teach that the ban on contraception urges that those who freely engage in sex must never use contraception and be open to life so this is different.
 
More orthodox Catholics reply:
 
All motherhood is a sacrifice. Many women have had to carry rapist’s babies for abortion was forbidden to them by the Church. Therefore the victim should pray for God’s help in accepting her circumstances and any child that may arrive.
 
If a woman has sex and consents and afterwards regrets it, the sperm inside her from that point on are unjust aggressors. Yet the Church forbids contraceptive activity such as going to the bath to disinfect the vagina and hopefully kill the sperm. The unjust aggressors idea is contrary to Catholic principles.
 
It is a sacrifice when a wife has sex with her AIDS stricken husband and puts herself at risk. We praise her for that. We ask this heroism of many women so why should the above rape victim be an exception? Are we to insult them and blaspheme God by acting as if they can’t exercise such heroism? We all have sacrifices to make that demand heroism at some point in our lives. The harm that may result from the victim’s pregnancy does not prove that it should be prevented. God sends great suffering to so many and nothing can prevent him. He does what he sees is right.
 
The whole point about condemning contraception is that God wants to be able to give children through marital sex and to use contraception is frustrating his plan. If it is not God’s will and if its not right to let a woman become pregnant she won’t. To try and treat a rape victim to prevent conception is to try and stop God’s plan for he may will that she give birth to the rapist’s baby just as he wills a woman to get pregnant though her and the baby will die because of the pregnancy. The Magisterium of the Church which is infallible states that contraception is always wrong. Those who fail to understand that preventing a rape victim conceiving is contraception and the contraceptive mentality which seeks that people not God plan their families need to do so.
 
If the woman really trusts in God she will not be afraid. We cannot change morality to suit people who have little or no faith. For example, the person who isn’t sure that abortion is murder cannot be allowed to have one just because she isn’t sure or doubts that abortion really is murder. To let a rape victim use treatment to prevent conception is to pander to somebody’s lack of faith and confidence in God. All such mistrust is sinful.
 
To have treatment preventing conception in existence at all is a sin. It will be abused. And human nature being overwhelmingly inclined to use contraception will abuse it. To say a woman may use contraception when raped is to say that treatments to help this happen should exist. It is to say that rapists should use condoms! If the treatment was morally good, the fact that the treatment existed would be a source of tremendous temptation to so many would make it sinful to provide it. It would be a sin to avail of it for that would be consenting to its being provided.
 
The pope teaches that the battle against contraception and abortion is the one fight. If you are selfish enough to use contraception naturally you will be inclined to use abortion should it fail. To allow a rape victim to use contraception is encouraging her to abort if it fails. The logic is inescapable. She will be more inclined to abort than most women for she won’t want a rapist’s baby.
 
What about the teaching that the ban on contraception only applies to those who are married and who engage in sex freely? In the rape, the rapist raped the woman freely. The woman didn’t give any consent but refused but he forced her. So one half of the involved parties did consent. How does that affect the situation? The Church forbids a wife to use contraception to stop conception when she has found out from her doctor shortly after having sex with her husband that she must never have another baby for it will kill her. The sperm then morally is in the same position as the sperm of the rapist. It’s an unjust aggressor. So how can a rape victim consistently be allowed to do what she is not? A wife who made a mistake with natural family planning isn’t allowed the treatments to prevent conception. So the ban on contraception stands if only one partner knows exactly what they are doing.
 
If contraception is bad, then it follows that the man who consented to put his sperm in the unwilling woman is the one whose will comes first not her’s. Why? That the contraception is only allowed then shows that it is bad to interfere with conception or try to prevent it. One of their wills has to come first. In other words, does the man’s will to put sperm in the woman come before her will not to be violated in this way? Some say hers’ comes first for she is not the one doing wrong. But this has been answered by the fact that preventing conception is so restricted.
 
Only the civil courts have the right to decide if a woman has really been raped. It is a sin for a Catholic doctor to take a woman at her word and help prevent her conceiving a baby. The courts take time to do this and the treatments need to be performed quickly so allowing them at all is sinful. Even if contraception in principle could be allowed only for a woman who was raped, in practice it couldn’t be done. If you make exceptions for rules just because of what a person says then this becomes dangerous. For example, the Church forbids you to sack an employee who says she has stolen from you. If she cannot give any evidence you ignore her. Contraception is a grave matter when it is forbidden even to save a woman’s health. It cannot be treated lightly so proof of rape would be necessary.
 
Contraception is always wrong. Condoms are bad even when the intention is to avoid AIDS and not pregnancy for it makes the sex unnatural.
 
If contraception is wrong then a rapist using a condom is sinning more than one who doesn’t. This is vile doctrine.
 
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