University celebrates ‘abortion heroes,’ commends illegal abortions
The University of North Carolina - Wilmington celebrated “abortion heroes,” including those who performed illegal abortions, during an event last week.
According to the flier promoting the event, the public university’s LGBTQIA Resource Office partnered with the school’s Women’s Studies and Resource Center (WSRC) to host the event celebrating those who performed abortions before they were legal. The event flier promised free pizza to students who attended.
“Come learn about the brave men and women who performed abortions before they were legal, often risking their own lives and freedom,” the flier says.
“Abortion providers are heroes!” the flier also says. “Thank you for standing with 1 in 3 women who have an abortion.”