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Forced birth in a country with:
-No universal healthcare
-No universal childcare
-No paid family & medical leave
-One of the highest rates of maternal mortality among rich nations

This isn't about "life." It's about control.

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@arh

It makes my skin crawl when anti-abortion fanatics call themselves "pro-life". The cringe I feel when they are referred to in this way is almost physical.

Whenever the press parrots this euphemistic self-designation without adding context*, it's a huge propaganda win for those fanatics.

* i.e. all the ways so-called "pro-lifers" are utterly, cynically indifferent to the loss of human lives, due to their anti-safe-abortion policies or due to other right-wing policies ...

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