I'm still not sure why this was a fight in the first place.
That's because you are a rational adult who places scientific results over moralistic politics.
It was a fight because it might lead to more unmarried people not being terrified by the possible consequences of sex.
Alas, I'm being serious.
Alas, I also think you are slightly off.
It was a fight because it might lead to more unmarried WOMEN not being terrified by the possible consequences of sex and punished if they succumb.
Oh, probably. I stop short of buying into the implicit idea that we're quite at the Islamic-fundy level of woman-blaming, though.
I don't know, the administration has tried to appoint some people with seriously fucked up views of women. Like Hagar who thinks women should pray for their pms, and was involved with blocking Plan B on social grounds.
Now there's a guy who needs to be dropped from a helicopter into the middle of the MWMF or something.
With a sign taped to his back that says "I'm MTF."