(ELIZABETH JOHNSTON) – As abortion rights are being heatedly debated across the nation in the wake of the Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has suggested that it is better for families to destroy the lives of their unborn babies than it is to struggle economically.
“Abortion rights are a class struggle too,” the New York congresswoman tweeted last week.
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“When the powerful force people to give birth against their will, they trap millions into cycles of economic setback and desperation. Especially in a country without guaranteed healthcare,” she continued.