In their letter, Cruz and his co-signers called this an “opportunistic ploy to expand access to abortion,” a statement which ignores the fact that, thanks to Roe v. Wade, abortion is a legal medical procedure in the United States and access to it is supposed to be guaranteed under the law. And for many people, abortion is a life-saving procedure — whether physically or psychologically. So which side is actually using the pandemic as an opportunistic ploy? Because it seems like it’s Cruz and his ilk, not the other way around.
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