"When we speak of hell for women, we can also speak of hell for the government. We are going to make this hell for you.”

Protests as #Poland adopts near-total ban on abortion

u.afp.com/UihN h/t @rerutled

Some protestors covered their faces with green handkerchiefs, which are the symbol of the abortion rights movement in #Argentina, which legalised abortion last month in a landmark move #StrajkKobiet #NiUnaMenos thestar.com/news/world/eur…
Protests against the ban in Oct when it was first announced were the largest protests in #Poland since the fall of Communism in 1989. And their core message was “Fuck off” to priests and the far-right govt pic. #StrajkKobiet #AborcjaBezGranic

“When the fascist fucks in your country use a pandemic to tighten their grip on your body with a near total ban on abortion, the path to freedom must be paved with profanity. Politeness is capitulation.

And Polish feminists know it.”


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