We all need to get in on the fight to save the right to choose.
In between patients, Dr. Leah Torres, an OB/GYN specializing in reproductive and sexual health, said something illuminating.
"We have to call out what being anti-abortion really is — it's reproductive coercion," she said. In other words, being anti-abortion is forcing someone to give birth against their will.
That's why recent moves by the UN are so important. In 2001, it declared that the ability to access abortions is a human right. It even awarded reparations to K.L., a Peruvian woman who was denied the right to an abortion after discovering her fetus had a fatal birth defect.