Quotation by Ursula K. Le Guin

The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929), U.S. author. Address, January 1982, to National Abortion Rights Action League, Portland, Maine. "The Princess," published in Dancing at the Edge of the World (1989).
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