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France to make condoms free for anyone under 25, Macron saysPARIS
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France to make condoms free for anyone
What a bulgur and common idea. Change your behaviour 'French young people and behave with decorum.
There's absolutely nothing vulgar* about giving out condoms for protection.
Nothing vulgur about handing out free condoms to children? This is immoral and encourages children to indulge in potentially dangerous behaviour and also increase the risk of abuse.
Nope. Nothing immoral about giving kids condoms. They're going to have sex one way or the other. At least this way they'll be having safe sex.
Actually they wont if they aren’t given condoms and told what they are for.
i only started playing baseball when my Dad bought me a bat and a glove and explained what baseball was.
absent that it would be like me and soccer or cricket. . Don’t know the rules, no interest to play, and don’t care.
someone has to introduce you to something when you are young or you don’t care.
Thus “grooming”. Which is evil.
Actually they already are, which is precisely why they're making condoms free to anyone under 25.
What you're advocating for is risky behavior and will lead to more illness/unwanted pregnancy. Making condoms free of charge makes perfect sense.
lol No. Grooming isn't when condoms are provided free of charge at the pharmacy
A somewhat implausible story, unless you grew up in a country with no history of baseball.
Actually the latter I suspect, but I think you were trying to think of an analogy and had to make something up.
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It blows me away that there are still people out there deluded enough to think preaching abstinence works. Talk about low intelligence, and complete obliviousness to how the world actually works outside their delusion.
BS. My parents never introduced me to any of the hobbies or academic pursuits that interest me. And anyone who thinks they have to be introduced or taught about sex to think about it and maybe engage in it is disconnected from reality. Humans are inherently interested in it and at a certain age the little head starts talking a heck of a lot louder than the big head. In any event all of your friends are thinking about it and some are having sex themselves. That's reality.
Yep. Not the sign of someone able to think for themselves but instead follows the herd wherever it's going while parroting the party line.
My dad didn't give me a baseball bat. He gave me a small packet for self-protection.
I went to Catholic school. They told us how great sex was, God wanted us to have lots of sex, (and kids) but that it was immoral, we were going to Hell, pregnancy would ruin our lives and we'd die of an STD.
14 year old me thought "Noted. Always wear a condom. That solves 2 of the 3 and I don't really think the 3rd is a real thing."
Pretty sure that's not the message that they wanted me (and almost all of my "good" Catholic friends) to take, but take it I did.
Remembered it too a coup!e years later when the chance arose.
The idea that providing teens the means to keep themselves healthy makes them have sex is as stupid as saying "If you give them seatbelts, they'll just speed."
And I don't think adherents of the GQP should be talking about grooming.
This opposition sounds more like puritan whining about not getting any sex oneself.
Nor getting in the way of people trying not to have babies.
Actually, I think they should try to do that. That should win them the next election, right?
In the history of humans, 1% haven't had sex when they were told not to. That 1% were physically prevented from having sex by location. Everyone else did.
Heck, even I, a good Catholic alterboy had sex before marriage ... and before I was a legal adult.
There's what prudes believe and there's the other 99% of the world where reality is ... er ... real.
I only hope that someday other countries follow the example from France in this specific instance, though I'd just make all birth control included in all medical plans for everyone, with the option to have 10 yr birth control implants for legal residents and mandatory for illegal residents or asylum seekers.