Why is that?
Here's a fascinating video that explains how Thailand is working toward real solutions to help put an end to poverty by helping women, and supporting family planning. The whole video is very interesting, but within the first few minutes, the narrator explains how the church got involved to encourage women to use birth control and to bless condoms. Meanwhile, in the U.S., we have groups that are doing everything in their power to prevent sex education, family planning services, and in effect, keeping those in poverty in poverty.
It's really a sad commentary on our own country that Thailand is so much more advanced than we are when it comes to innovation to actually help, rather than condemn, the poor.
There, they were able to get the religious on board with this effort, and they are seeing wonderful improvements. Why do the religious in this country think it's a virtue to burden women and families with more children they can handle?Answer Question
Answer by sahmamax2 at 8:57 PM on May. 21, 2012
Answer by Farmlady09 at 9:04 PM on May. 21, 2012
Now you know why there are different churches
Then why is the Catholic church fighting gay rights in one country, while gay priests are in same-sex relationships which receive government benefits in another? That's not different churches. It's the same church.
Answer by NotPanicking at 9:11 PM on May. 21, 2012
Answer by Farmlady09 at 9:12 PM on May. 21, 2012
Answer by Farmlady09 at 9:18 PM on May. 21, 2012
Answer by Anonymous at 9:18 PM on May. 21, 2012 (hidden) + expand
Answer by adnilm at 9:30 PM on May. 21, 2012
Answer by adnilm at 9:31 PM on May. 21, 2012
Answer by adnilm at 9:37 PM on May. 21, 2012
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