NEW YORK POST – Big Apple abortion protesters were in support of a sex strike Saturday — as “abstinence” started trending on Twitter in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Brianna Campbell, a 24-year-old EMT, told The Post:
“If you’re a man who won’t get a vasectomy, even though it’s reversible, and you’re not out in the streets fighting for my rights, you do not deserve to have sex with me,”
Caroline Healey, a 22-year-old event coordinator, also questioned why sex was more important than women’s rights.
“I think it’s absolutely valid for us to be withholding the Holy Grail that men seem to think is important,” she told The Post at an abortion protest in Manhattan’s Union Square.
“If this world thinks that they can oppress women forever, then we close our legs.”
“Why shouldn’t we withhold it if we’re always worried that they’re not going put a condom on, that they’re going take one off after we ask them to,” Healey added.
“If we can’t safely go out and have sex and know that we will have a choice after that, then why should we be expected to?”
Meanwhile, Maya Demri, a survivor of rape, insisted that women need to “do everything in their legal power to get our rights back” after the high court struck down the landmark abortion ruling.
Others also planned to demonstrate outside the homes of the six conservative justices …