WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American Life League and 26 other pro-life organizations have joined together for “Protest the Pill Day: The Pill Kills the Environment” on June 5.
At the national event launch at 11 a.m. outside of Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Dr. James Joyce, M.D., Jennifer Giroux, R.N., and pro-life activists Marie Hahnenberg, Michael Hichborn and Katie Walker will testify to the harmful effects birth control has on our environment and our health.
The event will draw attention to the environmental and health hazards of the nation’s most commonly used contraceptive method – the birth control pill – which turns 50 years old this year.
“Scientists are discovering ‘intersex’ fish in various areas around the world,” said Hahnenberg, The Pill Kills project director. “Studies in the United States, from California to Maryland (including the Potomac River), have revealed that some male fish have been feminized by the vast quantities of synthetic estrogen in the water.”
Participating organizations say it is time to expose what the pharmaceutical industry has been hiding.
“It’s about time women were made aware that the birth control they are taking could have negative consequences on their health and on the environment,” said Judie Brown, president and cofounder of American Life League.”They deserve the truth – regardless of political pressure to conceal it.”…
Remember, folks, the pill is…