I am pro-choice and like practically everyone who gives themselves that label, I fervently hope that no woman I know will ever have to confront that agonizing decision of whether or not to terminate her pregnancy.
Most of the time, I can understand the position of those who call themselves pro-life even if I disagree with them. But I will never understand, or forgive, those who think that it is right to put women through the kind of extra agony that this woman in Texas had to undergo as a result of new laws that seek to add misery upon misery upon them.
These are just awful people.
These are the rules that the comic strip Doonesbury has been satirizing all this week and here’s a MoveOn.org ad that drives the point home.