Sunday, March 7, 2010

4000 > 40  


February 17th marked the beginning of the 40 Days of Life campaign, which is basically an excuse for anti-choicers to harass people outside clinics even more than usual for 40 whole days. If you need to access a Planned Parenthood or a similar clinic, be aware that the crazies will probably be on your ass.

BUT... oh, how I love reproductive rights activists. There is an excellent response campaign (hat tip to Feministe, who posted about this) called 4000 Years for Choice. This is especially great to check out in honor of Women's History Month. One need only take a look at their timeline to see that women have been finding ways to control their reproduction for thousands of years.

And guess what? 4000 trumps 40.

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1 comments: to “ 4000 > 40

  • March 8, 2010 at 9:52 PM  

    I believe that a woman has the right to choose to have an abortion or not to. I feel that the right shouldn't be abused but it is a right that is necessary to have. I also really enjoyed looking through the timeline there were alot of interesting things and some very humorous techniques that people used in the early days, and how people had managed to work around restrictions.