By Penny Starr
(CNSNews.com) – Roman Catholic bishops and other religious leaders have failed to keep women from using birth control and now want the "police power of the state" to stop women from doing so, National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill said Thursday at a gathering of feminist activists.
“The bishops have not been able to convince Catholic women to not take birth control,” O’Neill said. “We know this because 98 percent of sexually active [Catholic] women take birth control at some point in their lives--just like 98 percent of sexually active non-Catholic women take birth control at some point in their lives.
“So the bishops have failed,” she said... (continued)