Another good point to consider in the debate over family planning or birth control in the Philippines.
I think the best way to solve this population problem is education. In nations with highly educated populations their birth rates are not a problem. The fall of birth rates in rich nations is not the cause of contraception entirely but is due to people thinking better and clearer.
If the Catholic Church would be thanked for a low AIDS rate in that country it must be due to its doctrine of abstinence. Obviously abstinence is the best and safest way to stop AIDS.
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