In the News 2009

Two Catholic Women Touring the State In Hopes of Creating Dialogue about Emergency Contraception


Catholic bishops say emergency contraception should only be provided for sexual assault survivors, but some young Catholics disagree.

Two representatives from Catholics For Choice are touring Wisconsin to open a dialogue about emergency contraception.

New ads will air on radio and television with the young Catholics’ message.

“We’ve been touring yesterday and today throughout Wisconsin where these ads are going to be aired to answer any questions and to start that dialogue with Wisconsin catholics,” says Jessie Nieblas, with Young Catholics For Choice.

She expects some conservative Catholics to react negatively to the ads, but says overall Catholics are reacting positively.

According to Catholics For Choice, 97 percent of Catholic women have used some form of contraception that is not approved by the Vatican.

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