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Should there be a mandate that makes insurance companies cover birth control?

I understand the state of our population rate. I understand the effectiveness in birth control. I am pro birth control, but does this mean I must be pro-health-insured-coverage-of-birth-control?

How about the environmental effects of estrogenating our water, at a rate of miligrams/pill/day * ~38,000,000 women in the US alone taking oral contraception pills one can see the bioaccumulation effect of estrogen down the road. Other medical concerns arise as well.

I do see birth control effectively doing its job in preventing pregnancies.
Help me out on this discussion.


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  • Apr 15 2013: No problem, I'm assuming with bioaccumulation over the years and at the rate of miligrams/pill/day/woman * 38,000,000 women in the U.S. alone will result in high numbers of synthetic estrogen entering the environment.

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