Texas Billboard Promoting Abortion as “Self-Care” Sparks Uproar

Abortion has been called many things: a “reproductive right,” “woman’s choice,” and “personal decision.” Yet, very rarely has it been called something as ludicrous as “self-care.” However, a new billboard in Texas is labeling abortion as exactly that. “Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves,” reads the billboard. “Abortion is self-care. #TrustBlackWomen”. Placed along a Dallas highway, the controversial ad was produced by The Afiya Center. The organization self-identifies as a “reproductive justice” center for black women and operates out of north Texas. According to their website, the organization’s mission is to “serve black women