A is for Abortion. Abortion is the termination of pregnancy by spontaneous or induced expulsion of a nonviable fetus from the uterus. Abortions are safely induced through medications or minor surgery performed by medical professionals.
B is for Body. My Body, My Choice! Everyone deserves to make decisions about their own Bodies.
C is for Crime. When abortion is banned, the Crime rate has been shown to increase approximately 20 years later.
D is for Danger and Depression. Pregnancy and childbirth are much more Dangerous to a woman’s health than induced abortions, and increase a woman’s risk of developing serious Depression.
E is for Exhausting and Economic. Pregnancy, childbirth and childrearing are all Exhausting. Induced abortions are far more Economical than giving birth, and abortion bans negatively impact the Economic stability of women and families.
F is for Fight and Freedom. Those who care about women will never stop Fighting women’s Freedom to make their own health decisions.
G is for Girls. Globally in 2021, an estimated 14% of Girls gave birth before age 18. Childbearing during adolescence can derail girls’ health and have devastating impacts on their education and livelihoods.
H is for Health. Having access to safe, legal abortion is good for women’s Health.
I is for Irate and Incest. Allies of women’s reproductive health feel Irate when girls are oppressed and suffer impregnation from Incest.
J is for Just. Women in the US enjoyed nationwide legal abortion for Just under 50 years, from 1973-2022.
K is for Kegel. Women do lots of Kegel exercises after giving birth to try to restore urinary continence.
L is for Life and Love. When we Love women, we help them live a good Life by not forcing them to do things they don’t want to do.
M is for Mother. Most women who get abortions are already Mothers. Mothers already have plenty to worry about, and taking away their rights and access to health care by banning abortion only adds to their stress.
N is for Normal and Nausea. When we feel Nauseous like many women do during pregnancy, it is completely Normal to want to feel better! Some women experience Nausea and vomiting so severe during pregnancy that their life is put at risk.
O is for Oppression. Abortion bans are a form of Oppression.
P is for Poverty, Partner, and Pain. When women are forced to have a child at the wrong time in their life or when they are impregnated by an abusive Partner, it increases the woman’s risk of staying trapped in Poverty. All pregnancy ends in some amount of physical Pain that only the pregnant person feels, whether delivering vaginally or via c-section. The psychological Pain of unwanted pregnancy is another form of excruciating Pain suffered by pregnant people.
Q is for Quality. Quality of life decreases for everyone when unwanted pregnancies are forced upon women.
R is Rights and Rape. Women’s Rights are Human Rights. 5% of Rape victims are impregnated by the person who raped them.
S is for Sex. Sex is sadly sometimes nonconsensual. Whether or not pregnancy results from rape, pregnant people should have the freedom to choose whether or not they stay pregnant.
T is for Time to Fight! Now is the Time for us to do everything we can to improve the lives of women and girls by ensuring that anyone who is able become pregnant can access an abortion care when they feel that doing so would be best.
U is for Uterus and Unjust. Taking away a woman’s right to receive health care for her Uterus is Unjust, no matter who makes the decision.
V is for Violence. Pregnant women are at increased risk of being victims of domestic abuse and Violence. Forcing a woman to stay pregnant when she doesn’t want to is a form of Violence against her body and mind. At least 1 in 3 women will experience sexual violence in her lifetime.
W is for Women. Women are amazing.
X is for anXiety. Pregnancy, childbirth and raising kids are all significant and long lasting sources of anXiety. Loss of control over one’s own body is another significant cause of anXiety.
Y is for You. You deserve to make the best decisions You can for Your body, Your future and Your life.
Z is for Zipper. If you have a problem with the health decisions made between physicians and patients, kindly remind yourself that it does not involve you, respect patient privacy, and please shut your Zipper.