While all pro-life advocates may agree that it is important to protect the lives of unborn children, they sometimes disagree on whether or not the woman who is getting the abortion should be prosecuted.
Even President Trump got in the middle of this controversy when, during his campaign, he said that women who get abortions should be punished. After receiving criticism, he retracted that statement, however.
In an article for RedState.com, Kimberly Ross argues that, in truth, the woman is also a victim of abortion, and that to prosecute women who get abortions is actually to undercut the pro-life message.
Ross cites conservative commentator and podcast host Ben Shapiro on this issue. Recently, Shapiro made a controversial appearance to deliver a speech at UC-Berkeley. In the Q&A section at the end of the speech, Shapiro was asked whether or not he believes a woman who gets an abortion should ...