Increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and blood clots, and high blood pressure, especially in women with certain pre-existing risk factors.
Increased risk of Breast Cancer, especially in women who take them before their first pregnancy.
Environmental hazards, leading to food safety issues.
Easier consequence-free exploitation of women as sex objects.
And now, a You Tube video, thanks to somebody who wants visual learners to understand exactly how BCP's can also work as abortifacients:
All of the above are very good reasons to consider Natural Family Planning, whether one is Catholic or not.
Via Pertinacious Papist