The Catholic Defender: Condoms are not safe against disease and Pregnancy
Do you know what they call people who use condoms as a birth control?
Condoms are 100% effective for most of the month because most women ovulate once a month. The risk of pregnancy may be three days before and after ovulation, so those would be days that pregnancy would be a high risk. The point is that condoms are not safe when you expose yourself in high risk situations.
Of course, Planned Parenthood loves to promote condoms because this feeds into their business of getting young girls sexually active. When they have more girls sexually active, the risk of pregnancy increases and then the opportunity to increase abortion becomes the result.
Every 20 to 25 seconds in the United States there is an abortion taking place. Literally thousands of abortions are taking place every day. This becomes a viscous cycle and before you know it, many of these girls have multiple abortions.
I once served as the Medical Element NCOIC of a MEPS where applicants take physicals to try and join the Military. If a female applicant happens to be positive on their pregnancy test, they cannot join the Military. If we should see this same female applicant come back after three months, we know what happened. Very tragic.
Year after year the United States Government pours out millions of dollars to Planned Parenthood who is one of the largest Abortion providers in the Country. They are wanting to make Abortion accessible to all nations. I once told Jane Fanda that if the people of the world would obey the teachings of the Catholic Church, Abortion, AIDS, and all the problems associated with Sexually Transmitted Disease would be gone over night. That has not changed, but the message of the Sexual Revolution is in full swing as if they have conquered.
Homosexual liberation is part of the Progressives agenda and they have the political influence to win due to the Progressives in Government. Pope Paul VI viewed Abortion as related to Artificial Birth Control (HUMANAE VITAE). They are closely related. The past few years it has been the Government policy to sell condoms as "safe sex". As a result this icon of the Sexual Revolution, has pushed equality for those who push for the Progressive message: Anything goes. Let's take a good look at some of the results to this new found freedom. In 1964, when the Beatles hit America by storm with the Ed Sullivan show, their song, "I want to hold your hand" at that time was revolutionary. 1 out of every 32 graduating Seniors that year was diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD). 1964 was close to the beginning of the Sexual Revolutions beginnings. The next few years saw radical changes and Woodstock would be a voice of a generation.
In 1982, Olivia Newton John had one of her greatest hits "Physical" which says, "I took you to an intimate restaurant, then to a suggestive movie, there's nothing left to talking about it, except horizontally,I want to get physical, I want to get animal, I want to hear your body talk". This is a bit more explicit from "I want to hold your hand". That year 1 in 18 graduating Seniors had been diagnosed with a STD. You push into the 1990's and things really began to heat up. Music really began to become far more ranchy with the creation of "HipHop" and MTV's popularity, the University of Michigan conducted a study finding that the average listener was hooked into the music 8 hours per day. By 1996, HipHop was gaining popularity through their artists such as Ludacris. By this time, 1 out of every 4 graduating Seniors were diagnosed with a STD and today this includes girls down to the age of 12. The constant message of sex has it's consequences. Young people will imitate whom they admire and grow into whom they imitate. The Apostles instructed us to imitate their example. Today, our youth have been exposed to a lie that is tearing down the fabric of Society.
Pope Paul VI was very prophetic. STD's are the most common diseases in America next to the common cold and flu. 20 Million new STD cases are reported each year. That is about 55,000 per day. 75 million Americans are infected with an incurable STD and 110,000,000 have been diagnosed with an STD. There are now more than 60 different kinds of STD's that exist. 20 different STD's are rampant among teenagers contracting 10,000,000 per year. 63% of all STD's occur in persons less than 25 years of age. For many, young people may not know they have such a disease as 60-80% are infected with STD’s that do not develop initial symptoms.
Because of the alarming rates today, female Soldiers are required to undergo annual Pap Smears because STD’s such as gonorrhea can hide behind mild cases of bladder infection or a vaginal infection. Nearly 50% of Female Soldiers had been diagnosed with gonorrhea.
The AIDS Virus is 485 times smaller than the sperm cell which can only be seen through the use of a microscope. Trusting a condom is like playing badminton with a volleyball net. While I was NCOIC of a Medical Troop Clinic at Fort Campbell Ky, just to test a theory, I blew up a condom and a balloon and hung them on the ceiling and they deflated closely the same. AID's has been a leading cause of death (among 18-25 year olds) despite wonder drugs that help extend life, there is no cure. The following statements reveal the danger condoms present in acquiring STD's:
The U.S. Public Health and Human Services Task Force warned, "The risk of condom failure in anal intercourse is so high that the practice should be avoided entirely-with condoms or without".
Dr. Robert Redfield, AIDS Specialist at the Department of Retroviral Research, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research states, "Condoms are not safe. They're dangerous. Sex with a condom with an infected person is not protected. It's very unprotected. It's very, very dangerous". He goes on to say, "The truth is, condoms are not an appropriate medical or public solution to this epidemic. It's not going to work, and we are losing precious time to re-educate, train and equip our young people on how to avoid becoming a statistic in the AIDS epidemic". Dr. Nicholas Fiumara, Former director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, said, "In summary, then, it's ineffectiveness makes the condom useless as a prophylactic against gonorrhea, and even under ideal conditions against syphilis". Dr. Harold Jaffee, Chief of Epidemiology for the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, referring to AIDS stated, "It is just too dangerous a disease to say that people can do whatever they want as long as they wear a condom".
Dr. Malcolm Potts, Once President of the Family Health International and one of the inventors of condoms lubricated with spermicides, confessed that anyone who tells a person who engages in high-risk behavior to use a condom "is like telling someone who is driving drunk to use a seat belt". Infectious Disease Specialist Robert C Nobles warned, "Passing out condoms to teenagers is like issuing them squirt guns for a four alarm blaze". Theresa Crewshaw, M.D., Past President of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, and a member of the Presidential AIDS Commission, says that equating condom use with safe sex "is, in fact playing Russian Roulette. A lot of people will die in this dangerous game". I remember when Pope Benedict XVI was attacked by the Obama Administration because he said condoms is not a good policy to deal with the AIDS crisis in Africa. The Secularists and the Progressives will continue to push condoms and the billions spent at Planned Parenthood.
Taking what the Scriptures teach and the 2,000 year constant tradition of the Church, I will proclaim the good news of the Lord.
There has never been a case of an STD being diagnosed to a married couple faithful to each other. The last real point is what condoms do to the soul, the spiritual death that takes you away from God. Sex outside of marriage is a mortal sin. A condom does not change that fact.
The Virgin Mary appearing at Fatima Portugal to three shepherd children warned that more souls go to hell because of the sins of the flesh (sexual sin) than for any other reason.
"But understand this: there will be terrifying times in the last days. People will be self-centered and lovers of money, proud, haughty, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, irreligious, callous, implacable, slanderous, licentious, brutal, hating what is good, traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, as they make a pretense of religion but deny its power. Reject them. For some of these slip into homes and make captives of women weighed down by sins, led by various desires, always trying to learn but never able to reach a knowledge of the truth." 2 Timothy 3:1-7
O my God, I firmly believe that you are one God in three divine Persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; I believe that your divine Son became man and died for our sins, and that he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the Holy Catholic Church teaches, because you revealed them, who can neither deceive nor be deceived.