Feminist Magazine Wants White Women to Abort Their Babies

Feminist Magazine Wants White Women to Abort Their Babies

A feminist magazine is calling on white women to abort their babies in order to stop the spread of white supremacy. They ask that these women raise colored children instead. Medusa Magazine, a feminist blog, published an article that resulted in a huge backlash from readers of the site. In the article, they first argue that abortion is a misunderstood concept, and why the pro-choice movement should abandon the argument that abortion is a constitutional right because the constitution was written by racist white men.   Columnist, Nicole Valentine, writes “it is critical to understand that the appeal to abortions being “Constitutional” reinforces white supremacy. There is no way around it. The Constitution was drafted and signed by white men, for white men.” She goes on to say that “women of color” don’t have as much access to abortion facilities as white women, and “women of color simply do not have the absolute choice when it comes to their bodies.” She continued, “It has been proven that the embedded systems of white supremacy do not act impartially to all women. Because white supremacy prevents women of color from their freedom to choose, we must level the playing field by other means.” However, Valentine never cites any sources to back up these claims. According to the CDC, in 2013 black females accounted for 35% of the nation’s abortions, even though blacks only make up 13.3% of the population. The number comes out to 128,682 black abortions. But it’s likely to be much higher because this was only gathered from 29 reporting areas.   Next, Valentine tells progressive, white women to quit...