The ability to make reproductive decisions for oneself is inherent to a person’s ability to determine their life and their future. Reproductive and family planning decisions should be left to a pregnant person and their doctor, not politicians.
Abortion bans, restrictions, and barriers to reproductive health negatively impact everyone who can get pregnant and their loved ones, but they disproportionately hurt communities of color, people living on lower incomes, undocumented immigrants, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities.
Abortion is healthcare. Reproductive healthcare is healthcare. The right to make reproductive decisions is the right to determine one’s future, to protect one’s health, to put one’s family first, to own one’s body and decide what happens to it. Forcing pregnancy upon people and denying reproductive care is wrong and puts the lives of people who can become pregnant in peril.