Accepting the terms

In the wake of last night's presidential debate, Matthew Schmitz at First Things has some thoughts on how conservatives should talk about the contraception mandate. One of them: Don't accept your opponent's terms.


Sorry, I pasted the wrong thing there. Basically, they believe in being fruitful and multiplying but they say birth control is a decision for each couple to decide.
Yes but what is the LDS' official position on CONTRACEPTION?

In 1973, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement regarding abortion, which is still applicable today:

“The Church opposes abortion and counsels its members not to submit to or perform an abortion except in the rare cases where, in the opinion of competent medical counsel, the life or good health of the mother is seriously endangered or where the pregnancy was caused by rape and produces serious emotional trauma in the mother. Even then it should be done only after counseling with the local presiding priesthood authority and after receiving divine confirmation through prayer.”
Honestly I really would not like to be held to account for statements I make in the artificial confines of limited time and dumbed down to be generally comprehensible.

Be that as it may what is the LDS' official position on contraception anyway?

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