Should a Christian Libertarian Support “Free” Contraception?

As Christians we should desire to see the prevention or decrease of abortions, however, as libertarians we want the state to fund things like abortion. “Free” contraception may be a good thing to avoid the need for abortions, however, we discuss the reasons why – though it may seem like a good – the coercion and theft necessary to prevent these abortions are not necessary to avoid the increase of abortions. Could the free market produce a better form of contraception?

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