Why So Many Women Are Forced to Lie About Terminating Wanted Pregnancies

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With Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing underway to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, the national conversation has again turned to abortion rights. While Barrett refuses to give her position on Roe v. Wade, she has criticized the landmark case in the past and her record suggests she’d be a reliable vote to limit access, including restricting ‘very late-term abortions’ — a hot-button topic that’s easily misunderstood when you strip away the nuance involved.  

In recently resurfaced comments from a Fox News town hall in 2019, former South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg rightly points out the part we miss when talking about “late-term abortions.”

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“Let’s put ourselves in the shoes of a woman in that situation,” Buttigieg said. “If it’s that late in your pregnancy, then almost by definition,

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Let POTUS Lie During Debate, Avoid ‘Trump-Style Crazy Show’

Democrats who have made a recreational pastime out of fact-checking President Donald Trump are urging their own nominee to take a night off.

Ahead of Tuesday night’s first general election debate, Democratic party officials, campaign veterans, and allies of former Vice President Joe Biden are cautioning against performing the arduous task of debunking Trump’s possible outbursts on the fly. Those who have watched his misleading briefings and meandering mega-rallies certainly expect the president to pass out lies like party favors on stage, but they believe that whiling away time trying to correct the record is just not worth it.

“If you spent your time calling out every Donald Trump lie that would be the entire debate,” said David Pepper, the chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party, suggesting that Biden needs to avoid getting “trapped in a Donald Trump-style crazy show” live in Cleveland.

It’s an approach that has served the

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