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Sat Feb 20, 2016, 01:02 AM

 

Why are anti-choice voters perceived as male? [View all]

Most pro-choice rhetoric that hints at the sex of anti-choice people paints them as male. According to Gallup, abortion opinion is split 50-50 in each sex. Sarah Palin believes that abortion should be illegal at conception with only a few exceptions. However, the anger about anti-choice voters imposing their will on women either paints them as male or does not mention their sex at all.


If we want pro-choice men to feel safe in the Democratic party, is projecting hate at males in general a good strategy?

If pro-choice men feel that feminists hate them, they might feel afraid to vote Democrat, even though they don't like the Republican's hatred of women. Those men might just stay home on election day. Is that what we want?


The "admitting privileges" situation in Texas likely would have brought many pro-choice men to vote Democrat in November. Now that a court has overturned those laws, it makes the abortion issue look a bit less urgent to independent voters. Hopefully they still show up to the polls and vote Democrat.

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