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I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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How many countries have tightened abortion laws?

The US is one of only four countries to impose stricter abortion laws since the 1990s. On a global level, more than 50 countries have enacted laws expanding the legality of abortion since 1994. Only El Salvador, Nicaragua, Poland and now several US states have decided to impose further restrictions.




Countries that have moved to abortion on request
Guyana, Albania, South Africa, Cambodia, Switzerland, Nepal, Portugal, Spain, Luxembourg, São Tomé and Príncipe, Uruguay, Maldives, Mozambique, Cyprus, Ireland, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Argentina, Thailand, South Korea, Benin and Colombia.

Countries that have started allowing broad social or economic grounds for abortion
Ethiopia, Fiji, Rwanda and India.

Countries that have started allowing abortions to preserve health
Burkina Faso, Guinea, Chad, Benin, Saint Lucia, Eswatini, Central African Republic, Niger, Togo, Monaco, Kenya, Argentina, Lesotho, Mauritius, Eritrea, Liechtenstein, Nauru, Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola.

Countries that have started allowing abortions to save the woman’s life
Micronesia, Mali, Bhutan, Iran, Indonesia, Brazil, Somalia, United Arab Emirates and Chile.

[link:https://www.newstatesman.com/chart-of-the-day/2022/06/how-many-countries-have-tightened-abortion-laws|]

Talk about swimming against the tide...
In the 'land of the free' women's reproductive freedoms and rights are more restrained in some states that Iran... That is how fucked up the far right cray cray that has taken hold of state governance and SCOTUS has become... IRAN people. Women in Iran have better access to reproductive health care choices than a female in one of the trigger states might be.

But Hey

Fear not my lovely sisters across the pond - it looks like they will not be satisfied until their patriarchal toxicity is spread far and wide bringing us women folk to heel.

The plan to overturn abortion rights in Europe

In total, $81.3 million worth of funding flowed from U.S. donors to help fund activism against abortion and other conservative causes between 2009 and 2018, according to a report compiled by the European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (EPF), a pro-abortion access network that connects members across European parliaments with a liberal stance on sexual and reproductive rights.

EPF Executive Director Neil Datta called the U.S. Supreme Court decision the result of a multidecade campaign by Christian conservatives to influence the American judicial system. Now the same is happening in Europe, said Datta.

“We're just at a much earlier stage in the process than the United States.”

[link:https://www.politico.eu/article/roe-vs-wade-us-the-european-activists-taking-inspiration-and-money-from-us-anti-abortion-groups/|

Drip. Drip. Drip.

I might be over dressed

You can say what you want about democrats, HOWEVER...



Add The Road to the list now that the horror shit show far right extremist SCOTUS has killed environmental protections, and pretty much there if the GOP get their way. They offer no nope - just destruction and regression.

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