The most taboo word of all

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It’s common to have a wide range of feelings after an abortion. Some people may feel anger, regret, guilt, or sadness, but many ultimately feel relief. And the truth is that most people who have an abortion don’t regret it.

Women. The word is womenWomen have abortions. Men do not. Generic “people” do not. Women do. This refusal to say the word “women” has got to stop.

That guy to the left of the purple caption? That’s a guy. He didn’t have an abortion, so he can’t regret his abortion, because he didn’t have one. He’s not part of the class of people who can need abortions, because he’s not part of the class of people who can get pregnant. There’s no reason to be “inclusive” of that guy.

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