To expose abortion bans and restrictions for what they are, let’s call them what they are: forced-birth laws, or government-mandated childbirth. This language centers the pregnant woman in the law — her suffering, the toll on her body.
Read the full opinion article in the Washington Post by author Kate Manning.
Image credit: U.S. National Archives. Photograph of Women Holding Banner, “If Men Got Pregnant Abortion Would be Sacred” at the National Women’s Conference