WTF OTD: El Salvador “Protects Women & Children”

This piece is part of a daily “What the Fuck of the Day” series here on Antigone Awakens, where I briefly discuss one thing each day that has me seriously saying, WTF?!?!

I know it’s almost tomorrow, but this pic  just popped up in the #prochoice feed on twitter and it literally had my jaw dropping, so I thought it was worthy of an extra WTF OTD post.

Yes, you’re reading those signs correctly.

The country that forced a woman with lupus, who was having life and health-threatening complications from that disease (which were CAUSED BY PREGNANCY), to continue with a pregnancy of an anencephalic fetus, which they later delivered via c-section and whom only lived five hours, “protects women and children.”

Forgive me while I go and do this for a while:


Till next time,

– H

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