New Cartoon: "Every Sperm is Sacred!"
Because birth control is MURDER.
Seriously, of course Birth Control isn't murder, or abortion, or anything but what it is: contraception. I drew this because I was so damn sick of hearing anti-abortion extremists claim that emergency contraception is abortion. (Feministe even had a link today to a study suggesting that EC prevents ovulation rather than implantation. Not that preventing implantation is abortion, but that's what many of the anti-EC forces were claiming). Anyway, once the crazies bring down Roe, birth control is the logical next step, no? Because they don't seem to get the idea that BIRTH CONTROL MIGHT REDUCE ABORTION RATES, huh? BECAUSE ABSTINENCE-ONLY EDUCATION DOESN'T WORK, PEOPLE.
Because their underlying goal is to control women, as suggested by their ">"traumatized religious virgin" exception to the South Dakota abortion ban.
Also, Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has distanced himself so much from his original quasi-pro-choice and not-totally-anti-gay views that he is against gay adoption and in support of that total South Dakota abortion ban that makes no exception for rape, incest, or a woman's health, but as I said, might allow for a "brutalized religious virgins" exception. (See my cartoons about Mitt on EC, Mitt dancing away from prochoice views, and Mitt just making an ass of himself on visits to red states).
Oh, and in regards to South Dakota's new abortion ban... I really hate when my gloomy coat hanger prediction toons turn out to be right. Really hate it. Can't I be wrong for once? It would be nice.
And I plan to do a proper abortion and EC cartoons roundup if I get time, but until then, this cartoon about EC is so full of horseshit, with that fake strawman "if EC is available over the counter then 10 year old girls will get it" argument.
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