Economic efficiency, human rights, or some group's moral norms?
In recent weeks, conservatives have complained about being forced to pay for other people’s birth control, but a recently released study indicates that increasing availability to contraception actually saves taxpayer money.
A report released by The Brookings Institution this week showed that a $235 million program to expand access to Medicaid family planning would actually result in a savings of $1.35 billion. That’s a return on investment of over 500 percent.
Mass media campaigns and teen pregnancy prevention programs also resulted in savings, but to a lesser degree.Read it at Raw Story
Study shows birth control saves taxpayer money
by David Edwards