There are plenty of good reasons to want to reduce the rate of abortions – like wanting to reduce hardship, costs, and stigma for people who might already be struggling.
But wanting to shame people who have abortions and force people to have unwanted births? Those are terrible goals.
So which goals do you think the so-called “pro-life” movement aims for? This comic drops in on a “pro-life strategy meeting” to reveal the hypocrisy of anti-choice rhetoric seeking to reduce abortion rates just for the sake of punishing people – when there are plenty of alternative solutions for support instead.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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Barry Deutsch creates political cartoons with the help of his supporters on Patreon. He also creates Hereville, a comic about an 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl who wants to fight monsters, and (with Becky Hawkins) SuperButch, a comic about a lesbian superhero in the 1940s. Check out his blog and follow him on Twitter and on Tumblr.