This Bill Constitutes a Heinous Form of Structural Violence Against Women

FrontBurner [D Magazine]

by Bradford Pearson

MT: Proposing legislation that masquerades as intended to “protect the health and safety” (language from SB 537) of women is, in my opinion, worse than open hostility. By restricting access to sexual health education, family planning services, and abortion, Texas is severely damaging the futures of thousands of women and girls, not to mention the children they already have—two thirds of women who have an abortion already have children. [continue]