Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke out about abortion rights.
AOC not too long ago spoke at a rally at Union Sq. in New York Metropolis. She reveals to protestors she had been raped and thank God abortion was an choice.
“I myself, when I was about 22 or 23 years old,” AOC begins. “I was raped when I was living here in New York City. I was completely alone. In fact, I felt so alone that I had to take a pregnancy test in a public bathroom in midtown Manhattan.”
She continued, “When I sat there waiting for what the result would be. All I could think was: Thank God I have, at least, a choice. Thank God I could, at least, have the freedom to choose my destiny. I didn’t know then, as I was waiting, that it would come up negative. But it doesn’t matter … This is for all of us. This is not a women’s rights issue. This is an issue for all of us.”
AOC additionally added that abortions is not going to cease however can be extraordinarily arduous if not, unattainable for girls to entry.
The Supreme Court docket not too long ago overturned the historic court docket case Roe vs. Wade that legalized abortions. Since the announcement, a whole of 26 states are anticipated to implement the new regulation.