22 Jan '12, 8am

Roe v. Wade Turns 39, Will It See 40? | Care2 Causes

Roe v. Wade Turns 39, Will It See 40? | Care2 Causes

I admit I came to the reproductive rights movement a little late, in large part because, like many women my age, I assumed my right to bodily autonomy would always be there. What a miscalculation that turned out to be. Roe v. Wad e turns 39 today and there are some real questions as to whether or not it can make it to 40. With over 1100 anti-abortion bills introduced at the state and federal level last year alone and with 2012 starting off with an enormous personhood push, women’s rights are under assault like never before. So now would be a good time to just chill out and not worry about it so much, right ladies? That’s what Dana Milbank argues , embracing the most predictable form of mansplaining about abortion rights that I’ve seen in a long time. The problem with the abortion debate is that we keep talking about it, says Milbank. The sky is not falling, ladies, so just...

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