That sounds legitimate enough. After all, who wouldn’t want to celebrate the achievements of women or the respect and appreciation we owe them?
I began to get suspicious, however, when the name Marie Stopes kept popping up in association with this year’s festivities. A birth control pioneer in the early 20th century, Stopes is best remembered today for her views on “family planning.” But she is also distinguished by having an international chain of abortion clinics named after her.
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