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Utah Planned Parenthood pulls condoms with Mormon symbol

Utah's Planned Parenthood branch won't hand out condom packages printed with a symbol associated with Mormon youth teachings after an image of the wrappers on its Facebook page generated backlash.

The wrappers stamped with a popular design symbolizing the phrase "Choose the Right" were a limited run intended to spark open conversation about sexual health, Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Katrina Barker said.

But an image of the prophylactics posted on their Facebook page generated controversy among people who disapproved of using a shield logo very similar to popular rings worn by Mormon children and teenagers.

Known as CTR rings, they often serve as a...

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