Dawn Johnsen

Dawn Johnsen

Statutes that curtail her abortion choice are disturbingly suggestive of involuntary servitude, prohibited by the Thirteenth Amendment, in that forced pregnancy requires a woman to provide continuous physical service to the fetus in order to further the state's asserted interest.More Dawn Johnsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The experience is no longer traumatic; the response of most women to the experience is relief.More Dawn Johnsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The woman is constantly aware for nine months that her body is not wholly her own: the state has conscripted her body for its own ends. Thus, abortion restrictions 'reduce pregnant women to no more than fetal containers.'More Dawn Johnsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The argument that women who become pregnant have in some sense consented to the pregnancy belies realityand others who are the inevitable losers in the contraceptive lottery no more 'consent' to pregnancy than pedestrians 'consent' to being struck by drunk drivers.'More Dawn Johnsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Progressives must not portray all abortions as tragedies. . . Senator Hillary Clinton, in a 2005 speech commendable for setting forth a prochoice, pro-prevention, pro-family agenda, took the aspiration a step in the wrong direction when she called for policy changes so that abortion 'does not ever have to be exercised or only in very rare circumstances.More Dawn Johnsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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