By Sarah Terzo
One pro-choice activist wrote:
“There is nothing moral about giving birth to children we cannot feed and care for … It is precisely because women take lives sacredly – our own as well as our children’s – that some of us choose not to bring into the world those we cannot take care of.”
Rosalind Pollack Petchesky, Abortion and Women’s Choice: The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom (New York: Longman, 1984) p.376.
Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.