“I am a feminist and I am totally pro-choice, but what’s funny is when you say that people assume that you are pro-abortion. I don’t love abortion but I want women to be able to choose and I don’t want white dudes in an office being able to make laws on things like this. I mean what are we going to do - go back to clothes hangers?”
The Guardian, Ellen Page (via melissa-ooo)
This makes a good point. Being pro-choice doesn’t mean forcing all the ladies to get abortions. It means, WEIRDLY ENOUGH, letting all the ladies have the CHOICE, which means having options. Which means not making some of those options illegal. And very few rationally-minded pro-choicers are running around being gleeful about abortion. It can be a tough decision for many confronted with it, but it’s one that should be left up to the individual, not dictated by governments who don’t have any sort of clue what that individual’s experiences and circumstances are. Being pro-choice is about being pro-freedom and pro-autonomy.