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Pro-Choice man says pregnancy turns a woman into a “broodmare”

by | Feb 12, 2021

By Sarah Terzo

Pro-choice activist Donald Regan:

“Pregnancy is painful. It involves a significant risk of death. It represents an intrusion into the most intimate parts of the woman’s body… Laws forbidding abortion involve the requisitioning of the woman’s body by the state… [The woman is] relegated to the status of a broodmare (for this is how the pregnant woman may well view the matter) by society at large.”

Many women would disagree with this man about pregnancy. This pro-choice activist, who is presenting pregnancy as a terrible violation, is not writing from any kind of experience.

Billions of women worldwide are or were mothers, and many of them embraced pregnancy.

Donald H. Regan, “Rewriting Roe V Wade” Michigan Law Review 77, no. 7 (1979): pp. 1616 – 1617.

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

Categories: pro-abortion