Posting a nude photo of herself to Twitter on Thursday, actress and left-wing activist Emily Ratajkowski said the states enforcing abortion restrictions are disproportionately hurting black women in order to “perpetuate the industrial prison complex.”
“This week, 25 old white men voted to ban abortion in Alabama even in cases of incest and rape. These men in power are imposing their wills onto the bodies of women in order to uphold the patriarchy and perpetuate the industrial prison complex by presenting women of low income opportunity the right to chose not to reproduce,” Ratajkowski said in a lengthy social media message.
“The states trying to ban abortions have the highest proportions of black women living there,” Ratajkowski said, adding that these laws “are about class and race and is a direct attack on the fundamental human rights women in the US deserve and are protected by under Roe v Wade. Our bodies, out choice.”
It’s unclear what the I Feel Pretty star’s focus on black women needing to have the right to abortion has to do with the perpetuation of the “industrial prison complex.” But it is worth noting that while black women represent roughly 14 percent of the Alabama population, they accounted for nearly 62 percent of the 6,768 abortions in the state in 2017, according to Alabama Public Health Department data.
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