I Told You So
by Circle or Line
Careful consideration should be given to the danger of this power passing into the hands of those public authorities who care little for the precepts of the moral law. Who will blame a government which in its attempt to resolve the problems affecting an entire country resorts to the same measures as are regarded as lawful by married people in the solution of a particular family difficulty? Who will prevent public authorities from favoring those contraceptive methods which they consider more effective? Should they regard this as necessary, they may even impose their use on everyone.
But these days it is Leviathan, not Paul VI, who is trying to save us from ourselves. To save us from what?
By making the birth of the child the physical choice of the mother, the sexual revolution has made marriage and child support a social choice of the father.