1. First of all, women have been aborting pregnancies we don’t have the resources to care for since time immemorial and guess what? Humans haven’t died out. In fact, we’re doing just fine.
  2. The only difference today is that abortion is safer for women than at any time in history. Pregnancy kills women. Abortion in unsafe conditions kills women. Yet women keep having babies, too. We’re not lacking in babies.
  3. The third trimester question is ridiculous. No woman waits until the third trimester to get an abortion, and no doctor in this country would abort a healthy third trimester pregnancy. The forced-birth movement has made up this lie to manipulate your feelings. 91% of all abortions take place in the first trimester. Third trimester abortions are for emergency medical reasons and are private matters between the family affected and their doctor.
  4. Not your body, not your life, not your future, none of your business.

Writer, Kansan, wife, mom, essayist, journalist, reproductive rights activist, Jayhawk, dork. Support me on Patreon! amberfraley. com @KSAbortionFund

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