Republicans have been pushing the idea that 20 weeks is plenty of time to get an abortion if you need one—with the implication that if you can’t get it together in those first few months, then you don’t really deserve to get the procedure.
For the anti-choice movement, no sacrifice is too great for women to endure in the service of life.
Any law that allows abortion only in certain cases also helps create two classes of women: those who “deserve” abortions, and those who do not. This is a complete fallacy; all women deserve access to safe abortion care, along with the entire range of reproductive health care.
Rape victims will no longer be required to “promptly report” their assaults in order to pay for an abortion with Medicaid in Alaska.
“I’m sure the prosecutor will understand” isn’t usually a sound way to write your legislative bills.
Pregnant from your rapist? Too bad. Have that baby anyway.
As a victim and survivor of rape I am appalled and disgusted with the statements that have been made and although it is a very difficult thing to talk about I decided that I could not remain silent any longer.
I was raped during my freshman year of college. To add to the burden, I got pregnant.
Terminating a pregnancy conceived in rape would be thwarting God’s divine plan, according to Richard Mourdock.
Could it be that a swath of politicians have no understanding of what consentual sex is?