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Old 05-17-2019, 08:03 AM
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Vasectomies are irreversible, and many horny young men want children later. That's not a great solution. IUDs on the other hand, are reversible, and last for years of they aren't removed. They have a bad reputation in the US, because the ones used 50 years ago were dangerous. But the ones currently on the market have a good safety record.

Rehabilitating and subsidizing IUDs would go a long way to reducing the demand for abortions. They don't do anything to slow the spread of STIs, of course, but neither do vasectomies.