Pro-choicer Frances Kissling urges retrenchment for tactical reasons.
Writing Feb. 20 in the opinion section of The Washington Post, Kissling said abortion rights advocates can no longer pretend the fetus is invisible. … We must end the fiction that an abortion at 26 weeks is no different from one at six weeks. … We need to firmly and clearly reject post-viability abortions except in extreme cases.
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There’s a long history of such message-changing. Birth control advocates once urged eugenics reasons, switched to women’s rights.