(LIFE NEWS) – Abortion militant Jessica Valenti's excusatory essay on the alleged wonderfulness of chemical ("medication") abortions is worth analyzing. Her piece, which ran yesterday in the New York Times, carried the unintentionally self-condemning headline, "The Anti-Abortion Movement Can't Use This Myth Anymore."
Briefly, the gist of the argument from "the author of six books on feminism" is that, thankfully, we've reached the expiration date on the "excuse" that pro-lifers (and others) have used to require women to make an in-person visit to receive the first of two drugs (mifepristone) that make up chemical abortion technique.
Why? (All together) Because chemical abortion are proven to be safe, safe, safe. We'll get back to this myth – and it is a myth – in a moment.
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