Opinion: What calls to boycott ‘The Woman King’ are really saying
When we say that Donald F. Trump is a “woman-hater,” it’s usually because of his campaign to stop women from getting abortions.
But his actions as president are actually more telling of his view of women than the attacks of his opponents.
As Donald Trump appoints his Supreme Court Justices, it’s important that we not forget this most glaringly obvious reality.
By appointing judges who believe that women should not have an abortion, Trump is ensuring that women will never have the right to kill the children they bear.
Even though the vast majority of abortion clinics — and the abortion industry as a whole — don’t want the Trump nomination.
In fact, the abortion industry helped elect Donald Trump in the 2016 election.
And in the 2018 election, the abortion industry even tried to influence voters to take no particular side on the nomination with an ad campaign called “Let’s Make America Great Again,” which featured the pro-abortion star Barbra Streisand singing the theme song.
Donald Trump has a long history of saying that women should be punished for having sex. It’s not surprising, then, that he would appoint women like him to the Supreme Court.
That is the problem.
Trump’s Supreme Court nominees will have to choose between two competing moral arguments that are both self-destructive and self-serving.
The first argument says that a woman has a right to kill the baby she’s carrying and the second one says there’s a greater value in having a baby.
In order to preserve that value they will take a stance that will cause them to violate and undermine the Constitutional rights of women.
The second argument is more common but is also more confusing.
It says that we should