Pro-abortion article on how pro-life feminist is missing the point misses the point

In Abortion by Joshua Tijerina0 Comments

Source: Slate

OK, I admit that title is a tongue twister. Nevertheless, this article is infuriating as it purports that the author somehow has a deeper understanding of the feminist movement simply because she supports ending the lives of unborn children. Here is a perfect example:

“Mainstream feminism is perfectly happy to embrace women who would never themselves seek abortion care. But women and men who want to impose their views on others through legal restrictions on women’s bodies cannot be feminists, because they want to make a woman’s decisions for her.”

This arrogance perfectly illustrates the divide between those that value life and those that don’t — it is not about making decisions for women, because in a good and just society some decisions ought not be a choice . . . like killing an unborn child.

Read more: http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2017/02/27/the_new_york_times_feminist_anti_abortion_op_ed_misses_the_point_of_feminism.html

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