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  • We are punishing women for their abortions

    WGBH - 05/23/2016

    Over the course of his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump has made scores of derogatory comments about women. Detailing them here would exceed our word limit. But we will mention one of his claims—his suggestion that women should face criminal sanctions for abortions. Activists and the media properly skewered Trump for this idea. The criticism of Trump ignored one big thing, however: we already punish women for having abortions.

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