Head Start

'Rise up' to protect abortion rights

'Rise up' to protect abortion rights

As I lay awake last Monday night, horrified and heartsick about my country and the latest Supreme Court nominee, I thought about the obvious glee I saw on TV from some older white men. They were practically salivating about the prospect of overturning Roe vs. Wade. Yes, I know there are women and minorities who support this effort as well, but the majority of people making our laws are white men, and I am struggling to understand why abortion is so very important to them.

I am as opposed to the idea of anyone making reproductive decisions for me as they are in saying they should have the right to do so in order to “protect” unborn babies. I am really trying to understand how we...

82°