"You can argue with Planned Parenthood all you like, but when your insurance plan doesn't cover contraceptives and you (or your wife) has to pay $360 a year just to avoid having a baby, you may change your mind. If you want to have sex, and you want to avoid the consequence of pregnancy, why do I have to pay for it? I don't understand that. If I want to eat a lot of fast food, and I don't like the consequence of getting fat, will you pay for my gym membership? "Meanwhile, within 2 months of its release, more than 50% of prescriptions written for Viagra were paid for paritally by insurance. " I'm not totally sold on the idea of Viagra being covered either, but at least that's a legitimate answer to a physical problem. Birth control is a means of personally avoiding the consequence to a freely chosen action. There's nothing wrong with that, but tell me why it's my responsibility to make sure you don't get pregnant.