Kathryn Lopez Sep 18, 2021
Social media was all about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's "Tax the Rich" dress at the Met Gala. But the more important outfit was worn by her Congressional colleague Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who dressed as a suffragette. The suffragettes were largely against abortion. But earlier in the week, Maloney had cheered on New York Gov. Kathy Hochul as Hochul invited Texas women seeking abortions to visit New York.
Hochul gave that invitation in Central Park, near a statue depicting Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Stanton, a prominent suffragette, called abortion "infanticide" and wrote: "when we consider that women are treated as property, it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit." Anthony said: "Sweeter even than to have had the joy of caring for children of my own has it been to me to help bring about a better state of things for mothers generally, so that their unborn little ones could not be willed away from them."
Be careful who you use for a prop.................Whatever you think of the specifics of the
Texas abortion law, there is something to be said for telling the truth:
We're not talking about a clump of cells in abortions, but a developing
child. Science suggests that children in the womb can detect pain. We
help no one by insisting abortion doesn't involve the death of a child..........To Read More...