There’s a really interesting debate going on right now between the wonderful Jessica Valenti, the TED conference people, and the internet.
Valenti asked TED why they’ve never done a talk on abortion, and got a response saying, “We tend to focus on wider issues of justice, inequality and human rights. Abortion is more of a topical issue that we wouldn’t take a position on, any more than we’d take a position on a state tax bill.”
Got that? According to TED, abortion has nothing to do with justice, equality, or human rights.