No, you’re not a hero for “shouting your abortion”

Ashley Herzog
5 min readMar 18, 2023
Photo by Gayatri Malhotra on Unsplash

March is Women’s History Month. Last week, just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8th, I flipped on the news and was greeted by a very angry blonde shouting, “I will never stop talking about my abortion!”

My first thought — well, after “is that Anna Nicole Smith?” before I reminded myself she’s been dead for many years — was, “It doesn’t look like anyone’s…

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Ashley Herzog

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