They used to know

They haven’t retrofitted everything though, at least not yet. If you go to the abortion access page whoopsie women make a return appearance. I wonder how long that will last.

The right to choose abortion is essential to ensuring a woman can decide for herself if, when and with whom to start or grow a family. We’ll never stop fighting to protect and expand this fundamental human right.

The Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade that affirmed abortion as a constitutional right for all was supposed to be the beginning of the fight for women’s equality and autonomy, not the end. Since then, we’ve been forced to defend it over and over again as anti-choice politicians and organizations focus on undermining and chipping away at our rights until they can do away with legal abortion access completely. They’ve passed hundreds of laws to restrict a woman’s ability to access abortion care. These laws take many forms, including trying to outlaw abortion altogether, shutting down clinics, restricting access based on income level and dictating which medical procedures are available.

Anti-choice extremists will stop at nothing. They have opened thousands of fake health-care “clinics” that lie to and mislead women to prevent them from considering abortion as an option. And some anti-abortion zealots—emboldened by extreme rhetoric from anti-choice groups and politicians—have even murdered doctors and bombed clinics.

When the right to abortion is endangered, the fundamental equality of women is threatened. A woman can never be equal if she is denied the basic right to make decisions for herself and her family.

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They used to know. They used to know that of course it was about and for and to and at women. They used to know that pregnancy is why women are dominated and controlled and pushed around, and that it’s women who are dominated and controlled and pushed around, because of that whole pregnancy thing. Because duh. Of course they knew that; how would it be possible not to know that? It’s all the same knot: the reproductive role, the dimorphism, the domination/subordination. They used to know that if men got pregnant abortion would be a sacrament.

They even still do know, once you leave the front page. But on the front page, and on Twitter, somehow they don’t know any more. They don’t know and they even push away women who do still know.

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