Abortion in America — increasingly illegal in all but name for everyone except the rich.In states across the country, women are being arrested for the crime of ending their own pregnancies—though they have a constitutional right to do so in a doctor’s office.
Underground abortions have returned to the United States, just as pro-choice activists have warned for years. And women have started going to jail for the crime of ending their own pregnancies, or trying to.
This week Jennie L. McCormack, a 32-year-old mother of three from eastern Idaho, was arrested for self-inducing an abortion. According to the Associated Press, McCormack couldn’t afford a legal procedure, and so took pills that her sister had ordered online.
Underground abortions have returned to the United States, just as pro-choice activists have warned for years.
Reblogging to make sure I read this article. Good God.
well you know, this is what our fellow countrymen voted for, so there it is.
This is actually horrifying.