Cecile Richards: Alton Sterling shooting proves blacks need ‘reproductive justice’

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Via Deleaone Shannon:

“Translation: “See, If we got the mother of this poor black bastard to kill him prior to his birth the officer wouldn’t have to worry about killing him today. It’s a win win for everyone.”

Via Lifesite

Cecile Richards, the CEO of Planned Parenthood, responded to a racially charged shooting with a tweet that implies that black people need more access to abortion and contraception.

In a tweet about the shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge by two police officers, Richards tweeted that “people of color” (abbreviated “POC”) need “repro[ductive] justice”:

More than my prayers, my anger is with the people of & with a Nation that allows this to happen with such frightening regularity

I stand with the people of  in calling for justice for. We must work to ensure  are safe & have

The term “reproductive justice” incorporates greater taxpayer funding of birth control and abortion-on-demand for “underserved” people. Last week, Richards tweeted: 

Last night @TheDemocrats released strong platform for – repealing Helms & Hyde, expanding access to family planning & abortion

When asked to define “reproductive justice” in an interview with The Texas Observer, Richards replied that “full reproductive autonomy is more than having a constitutional right” but involves “better access to birth control, and in some places better access to abortion services,” which have “been unevenly distributed” based on ability to pay.