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Thursday, October 24, 2013

"Stealth Attack" of New Abortion Restrictions, Illustrated Through Comics

The Huffington Post: Stealth Attack: What You Need to Know About the New Abortion Laws,  by Alicia Gay:

The ACLU has enlisted the help of comic artist Jen Sorensen to help illustrate (literally) the coordinated, national efforts that anti-abortion groups are waging across the country to outlaw women's health clinics and block access to abortion care. Jen uses sharp wit and humor to reveal the tactics our opponents are using to undermine our private and personal decisions.

Ultimately these attacks are no laughing matter. During the 2013 state legislative session over 300 anti-abortion restrictions were introduced. From motorcycle vaginas to claims that"women don't get pregnant that often from rape," we have seen some politicians and their political allies go to ridiculous lengths to push through anti-choice measures. These politicians MUST think we are stupid if they think we want politicians playing doctor.

Read and share the comic. Then stand with us to fight back! . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2013/10/comic-artist-illustrates-stealth-attack-of-new-abortion-restrictions.html

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