Friday, August 31, 2012

Voter Suppression's Evil Sister

Anti-Choice Activists Use Myth of 'Coerced Abortion' To Push For Restricting Women's Rights | ThinkProgress

A new prong in the crusade against women’s reproductive freedom, according to a profile in the Colorado Independent, is an outsized concern for women who may be coerced into getting an abortion that they don’t want. Anti-choice activists are pushing legislation they say will help address the alarming rates of coerced abortions in the U.S. — despite a lack of scientific evidence to bolster their claims — and often employ testimonies from women who regret their abortions to make their point...

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