Now that a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion confirmed conservative Supreme Court members are using The Handmaid’s Tale as a user guide, a woman’s legal right to an abortion is being thrown out the window by a bunch of crusty old men. This has caused citizens of our already bitterly divided nation to be even bigger dicks on social media.
While your mom probably doesn’t need you to mansplain abortion to her (chances are she or someone she knows has had one), this hot topic is bound to come up over Sunday brunch on Mother’s Day. We thought it might be good to come up with a guide to discussing abortion with your family so you can have a civil discussion about the matter without offending your dear old mom.
Michael Hayne is a comedian, writer, voice artist, podcaster, and impressionist. Hist writing has appeared in Salon, Alternet, Raw Story, Investor's Observer, Addicting Info, Occupy Democrats, and many more. Hist comedy has been featured in Huffington Post, Funny or Die, and Sirius XM.