Once Again: It’s About Birth Control, Not Abortion

Once Again: It’s About Birth Control, Not Abortion June 2, 2016

I’ve seen arguing for more than a decade now that the real target of much of the anti-choice movement is not abortion, it’s birth control. Here’s another piece of evidence for that conclusion. A Wisconsin forced-birth group is holding a vigil to protest the ruling in Griswold v Connecticut.

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The group Pro-Life Wisconsin sent out this email:

ThePillKills

As I’ve said countless times, if their goal was really to reduce the number of abortions, they would be advocating for the widest possible access to birth control because we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that increased access to contraception means fewer abortions. But they don’t. Because their goal is to control the sexuality of women, not to reduce abortions.

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