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I had an abortion. It’s none of your business why.
As the title suggests, this author argues that the reason for their abortion is irrelevant to the their right to make that decision. When we use exceptional abortion circumstances as arguments for why abortion is necessary, we de-legitimize other reasons for abortions as ‘less worthy.’ As Elly Lonon says, “When we pander to find circumstances under which abortion becomes palatable, we dilute the simple message that body autonomy should be a right regardless of gender.”
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