Unless the left can push back, it will always be one step behind the anti-abortion right
A push for a radical enforcement of Alabama’s chemical endangerment law that would mean people can be imprisoned for prenatal exposure to hazardous substances. This is the face of the ‘pro-life’ movement.
Whether it is in Mississippi or not, it seems only a matter of time before a state follows this personhood movement into banning contraception altogether.
“Social movements are usually at their most extreme in the beginning—and become more rational over time. But the Reconstructionist venom just multiplies.”
For too long, Democrats have been willing to accept the idea that protecting the lives, bodies, and futures of their constituents is an “idealistic” move. As opposed to, you know, their job.
The failure to advocate for motherhood has given pro-life groups the right to represent a role that most women will at one point take on.