Should Women Who Have An Abortion Go To Prison? 'I Never Thought About That'

Should women who have an abortion go to jail? "I never really thought about that." I've been saying this all along: Once abortion opponents understand that you can't have a different legal standard for women who have abortions, they will lose

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Should women who have an abortion go to jail? "I never really thought about that." I've been saying this all along: Once abortion opponents understand that you can't have a different legal standard for women who have abortions, they will lose their taste for making it a crime.

Because while they do enjoy climbing on that moral high horse, most of them don't have the stomach for sending their sisters, daughters and neighbors to prison for murder.

I do find it fascinating that none of these long-time anti-abortion activists ever even thought about the legal consequences about their entire "abortion is murder" crusade. I think it shows an interesting opening for this ongoing debate.

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