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Letters | BC, STUDENTS CLASH OVER CONDOM DISTRIBUTION

Students should be met with concern, not threat

We are very concerned that Boston College is considering disciplinary action against students who distribute contraceptives on campus (“BC tells students to stop dispensing condoms,” Page A1, March 27). Whether one approves of this or not, university students have sex. Discouraging contraceptives only leads to unsafe sex. As we all know, one possible consequence of this is the life-threatening disease HIV-AIDS, and another is unwanted pregnancy. Part of our role as BC professors, as well as parents, relatives, and friends, is to support young people in their attempts to avoid tragedy.

Jacqueline Lerner

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