I support choice for a very simple reason: I want it. I want choice for myself, and I want choice for other people. And I trust those people to make the best choices for themselves. That's about the long and the short of it.

All the rest—the hand-wringing, the shaming, the religion, the exceptioneering, the assertions of certitude about when life begins—is just so much noise, just so much obfuscating bluster, just so many different ways of qualifying why, exactly, it is that women and other people with uteri supposedly aren't fit to make decisions for themselves about their reproduction.

I trust women, and the only question I have for someone who rejects choice is: Why don't you?

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