Darcy Burner Wants the Stigma Around Abortion to Disappear

Darcy Burner, a Democratic candidate for the new 1st Congressional District, created a stir last week from the right wing when she asked women who’ve had abortions and everyone who supports them to stand up and applaud/be applauded. Here, she rightfully defends her actions: “As long as we have a culture in which we’re not allowed to talk about it,” she said, “then the right (wing) can parody it as horrific things that only horrific people do.”