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The dehumanization becomes even more clear when the term "birthing bodies" is applied to Black women ("black birthing bodies"). "Ironic Wolf" has it right: the term harkens back to slavery, when Black women were "breeders" and slaveowners were keen to "increase their stock." (Black men were dehumanized by such terms as "buck," which also dehumanized them and reduced them to their reproductive capacity.)

I love that woman's response! I think it's the way we should reply to all of them, every time.