Republicans continue to rally behind false assertions and emotional pleas, while Democrats continue to backtrack rather than challenge anti-choice operations with the consequences of state intervention in every pregnancy.
BY KAITLIN BYRD
APR 13 2022
There is no political crisis for Lizelle Herrera. It is only days after the 26-year-old Texan was arrested on murder charges for her January miscarriage, and the national Democratic machine is silent. There’s no rapid response team churning out talking points; there’s no deluge of coverage on cable news; there’s no announcement or statement from the president of the United States on his disgust and dismay at the criminalization of this basic human experience and constitutionally protected right. Instead, for reproductive rights and abortion advocacy in particular, the politics of this moment feels like the beginning of the end. Continued: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/politics/a39716353/start-another-abortion-war-opinion/