In March 2004, Malinovskaya called Bondar to tell him he had given her a sexually transmitted disease and that she was pregnant. "He didn't even ask me," she said. "He told me, 'You are going to get an abortion.' "
This highlights one of the relatively unspoken truths about abortion: it's not so much a liberation for women, but a chance for men to escape responsibility for their actions. Studies have shown (one example is here
) that a significant number of women who had abortions would not have had them had the men in their lives been supportive of their desire to keep their child.
What's portrayed as a boon for women really just leads to them being hurt
. You couldn't come up with a more anti-woman proposal if you tried. Feminists should be outraged; instead, they support this tool of male dominance.