Posts tagged Womens Rights
We Have to Talk.

Certain assumptions are generally made about the political opposition to reproductive rights. It is assumed that the debate is solely about the morality of abortion. It is assumed that regulations dictating clinic standards, informed consent and procedural requirements are based on empirical evidence. It is assumed that despite the debate, every woman in the United States can still access contraception, safe, affordable family planning and medical care. We take these notions for granted. We get caught up in debates and semantics and in doing so we have been blinded to what is happening in our own backyards.

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