The Alabama abortion ban and the spate of draconian “heartbeat” laws are vicious attacks on reproductive rights. We have to fight back with an unequivocal demand: free abortion on demand.
Lillian Cicerchia is a member of New York City for Abortion Rights and a PhD student in philosophy at Fordham University. Her research is on the relationship between capitalism, social group oppression, and democracy.
Medicare for All is a powerful framework for advancing reproductive justice. But to permanently win the right to abortion, we’ll need to argue for it on its own terms as well.