Skip to comments.‘I Had an Abortion’ Shirt Sales Stir Controversy at University of North Carolina Wilmington
Posted on 04/29/2012 1:20:17 PM PDT by Salman
While the right to privacy may have been the key to securing abortion rights in Roe v. Wade, some advocates of the controversial procedure today want to walk around with a sign, t-shirt to be exact, broadcasting their reproductive decisions.
In 2004, abortion advocate and author Jennifer Baumgardner launched the I Had an Abortion project to encourage women and men to come out about their procedures. The campaign featured shirts that read I Had an Abortion, a book, photo exhibit, and documentary film featuring 10 women including feminist Gloria Steinem describe their abortion experiences spanning seven decades.
In preparation of an upcoming panel discussion and book signing featuring Baumgardner at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, controversy ensued when I Had an Abortion shirts began to pop up around campus. WWAY reports that the panel was held Monday by the Womens Studies Department and LGBTQIA Resource Office, where the controversial shirts were sold for $15 each at the event.
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Wonder how they’d like an “I was going to have an abortion, but chose life for my baby instead” T-shirt?
“You Had An Abortion?
How Old Would Your Child
Perfect. That is excellent.
You Had An Abortion?
Aren’t you glad your mother didn’t?
That one’s been done. It’s important to keep fresh ideas in the argument, coming from an unexpected direction, because that trumps rote responses that can be made without thought.
On an unrelated note, I really had my teeth kicked in the other day, yet it was a no-fault and I understand the whole context. I casually knew a woman who the last I saw was almost due with her pregnancy. This time she was no longer pregnant, so I innocently asked, “Boy or Girl?”
She replied, “*It* *was* a girl.” Oh, heck. Time to shut up now. I assume a stillbirth.
I am very glad she was working at the time. I really did not want to be anywhere near there right then. But in quick retrospect, I was about the only thing she could say in the face of such tragedy.
Didja ever notice that the pro-abort freaks are FIRST ones to stop anyone from showing pictures of what an aborted dismembered smashed-skull baby actually looks like?
I wonder how many shirts they sold?
I’d counter with T-Shirts that say, “I Wish Your Mother Had An Abortion.”
That is so true.... and it is the root of the problem.
We've moved beyond getting America to tolerate bad things and are now moving toward not only normalizing them but even being proud of them.
Yeah, I’m still trying to act grown up.
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