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'This Is Why I March' – A Heartbreaking Post From Humans of NY Has People on Both Sides of Abortion Rights Outraged

Many fear Trump policies have already made this story a reality for too many women.
  • This week, a photo taken in Argentina by Humans Of New York has caused much debate surrounding the topic of abortion

  • Immediately after the photo was published, many realized this woman's story exemplifies why legal abortion is necessary

  • The story of this anonymous woman also represents one of the most important reasons why women marched after Trump's inauguration

  • One of President Trump's executive orders banned international family planning organizations that receive federal funds from offering abortion education services

    Shortly after taking office, President Trump reinstated a rule that forbid family planning organizations abroad from offering abortion counseling and information. If the organizations choose to offer the services, then they will no longer receive federal funds. 

  • Men commented on how important it is for women to make their own decisions

  • Even pro-life voters were moved enough by the story to admit that abortion should not be a government issue

  • There were some anti-abortion people who said the post only proves that abortions should not be made available to everyone

  • One woman, who was also a young mother, criticized the subject of the photo for being entitled and lazy

  • Although the post created much debate, it crucially highlights the harm of unsafe abortions that women worldwide could endure

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