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Pro-choice activist: women abort because they “take lives sacredly”

by | Feb 9, 2021

By Sarah Terzo

One pro-choice activist wrote:

“There is nothing moral about giving birth to children we cannot feed and care for … It is precisely because women take lives sacredly – our own as well as our children’s – that some of us choose not to bring into the world those we cannot take care of.”

Quoted in:

Rosalind Pollack Petchesky,  Abortion and Women’s Choice: The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom (New York: Longman, 1984) p.376.

Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.

Categories: Abortion
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