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Iran bans permanent contraception
to boost population growth

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 8/11/2014 2:53:02 PM

Iran´s parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei´s call for more babies to be born. The bill, banning vasectomies and similar procedures in women, is parliament´s response to a decree Khamenei issued in May to increase the population to "strengthen national identity" and counter "undesirable aspects of western lifestyles". Doctors who violate the ban will be punished, the IRNA reported. The bill, approved by 143 of 231 members present in parliament, according to the IRNA, also bans the advertising of birth control in a country where condoms had

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thefield, 8/11/2014 2:59:45 PM     (No. 9961771)

Better get ms Fluke and Ms Davis over there ASAP.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 8/11/2014 3:12:34 PM     (No. 9961789)

War on women! Obama begins bombing in 15 minutes...
/sarcasm

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Reply 3 - Posted by: frodo, 8/11/2014 3:31:46 PM     (No. 9961813)

That just means the Iranian government isn´t paying for this anymore. Right?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/11/2014 3:32:49 PM     (No. 9961815)

What happened to ´a woman´s body is her private affair´?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey, 8/11/2014 3:43:45 PM     (No. 9961833)

Does this go for sheep as well????


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Reply 6 - Posted by: varkdriver, 8/11/2014 4:02:39 PM     (No. 9961861)

#5, that was really baaaaaaad...

I posted before on a similar subject that the solution is to send Iran several boatloads of Lady Gillettes, Nair, Secret [strong enough for a man etc] and Clairol. And, oh yeah, how bout some Listerine?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jl80863, 8/11/2014 4:28:52 PM     (No. 9961886)

"National Identity" is Farsi for "Cannon Fodder".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/12/2014 1:13:33 AM     (No. 9962427)

"To increase the population"
They aren´t the only ones increasing their population. Some of them already have 14 kids like Somalia families.

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