It appears that men who are against restricting abortion in Texas are not concerned about women’s healthcare at all. It seems that the Bro-Choice crowd is really worried that they will not be afforded sex on demand. Way to go guys!
Bro-Choice: How #HB2 Hurts Texas Men Who Like Women
The terrible anti-abortion bill being considered in the Texas legislature during this special session doesn’t just hurt women — it also hurts all of the men that have women in their lives that they care about.
It’s crucial that Texas guys understand how Texas women’s bodily autonomy affects them, too. The fight being waged against the bill that would close all but six abortion clinics in Texas will only strengthen with more support.
Forcing women to adhere to the anti-choice attitudes of state legislators forces men to do the same, and will have serious consequences both on men’s lives and lifestyles.…
How #HB2 Hurts Straight Texas Men
Your girlfriend’s/wife’s life will be in danger
Making abortion inaccessible for millions of Texas women is going to put them in danger if they ever need to terminate a pregnancy. Black markets for unsafe abortions will emerge, and women will be pushed into potentially fatal back-alley abortions. That’s your girlfriend’s life we’re talking about.
Your freedom to choose is at stake, too
. While it is ultimately a woman’s choice whether to have an abortion, many women choose to make that decision with the man involved. Do you want that decision ready-made for you by politicians in state government? Not if you value freedom, you don’t.
You want to decide when and if to have kids
. This bill will force thousands of Texas men into unplanned fatherhood by making it impossible for women to access an abortion in the event of an unplanned pregnancy. Even if you want to have kids, you probably don’t want an accident to make you a father before you’re psychologically ready and able to care for a child. If you don’t want kids, you don’t want the narrow, personal views of politicians in the state government to force you to have them.
Your sex life is at stake
. Can you think of anything that kills the vibe faster than a woman fearing a back-alley abortion? Making abortion essentially inaccessible in Texas will add an anxiety to sex that will drastically undercut its joys. And don’t be surprised if casual sex outside of relationships becomes far more difficult to come by.
It’s clear: if the Legislature basically takes away a Texas woman’s right to choose, having sex becomes a much, much riskier proposition for women and men.
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