When a woman slips a diaphragm snugly against her cervix or swallows a pill at the same time every morning so that she can engage in sexual intercourse with a man without becoming pregnant, what is the nature of her act, and who decides? In this chapter, I take up this question, using women’s art to propose considering contraception as part of religious freedom.
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