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This is going to lead to very sad cases. I watch a true crime channel that covers old-timey crimes from Victorian England or the early 1900s, and the majority of the female perpetrators were hanged for killing their children. But these women were SO poor, there was no birth control, they were unmarried or shunned, they had to prostitute themselves.

The female victims? Majority were pregnant women killed by their lovers who didn’t want her to have the baby.

This is where we are heading.

Hold up, lemme grab my aluminum hat: Don't worry, the church will take care of them! Gotta add to the God Army somehow! They donate money to churches, who don't get taxed!

That list could go on and on. They're also against healthcare access for poor families, against SNAP, against increasing wages so that a woman or couple could afford to support a child. The list goes on and on. Lots of people decide not to have kids/get abortions for financial reasons, if republicans really wanted us to have more kids, they have a funny way of promoting it. Almost like they want poor women to be forced to have kids just so they can mock them for their "bad decisions".

I feel like I'm living in a dystopian novel

Because this is somehow a Republican formula shortage? Same way I felt when someone here seemingly from the pro-Communist "private property is theft" camp said that capitalism was horrible because Klaus Schwab said we'd own nothing and be happy about it. Men are women, up is down, speech is violence, the other side did it.

No, because Republicans in various U.S. states are pushing legislation against abortion and even birth control, while the formula shortage goes on. It's irresponsible at best. If we're having trouble feeding the babies already born in the U.S., what sense does it make to force the issue of even more children being born? Republicans didn't cause the current shortage (as far as I know, it's not like I'm part of the supply chain) but they'll sure as hell be part of perpetuating and aggravating it.

The U.S. federal and state governments need to focus on caring for born children who are here, right now, who can unquestionably feel fear and pain and hunger. They need to stop obsessing over embryos and fetuses that aren't developed enough to survive on their own or feel the same things a born or near-term baby can feel. Stop this obsession with clumps of cells, and focus pro-life activities on actual babies and children who need help.

Think about it: When's the last time you saw pro-life demonstrators outside a courthouse where someone was on trial or being sentenced for the suffering or death of a minor? Where were they when the Turpin parents were being tried for the neglect and abuse of their 13 children, or when Casey Anthony was tried over the death of her daughter? Will they show up for the eventual trial of the suspect in Madeleine McCann's disappearance? Where are pro-lifers after children have been born? Nowhere, because it's not their interest any more.

Formula shortages are not caused by Republicans though

And Biden could easily use the same funnel of military procurement money that we used to fast track vaccines, to fast track rebooting the formula plant that needed cleaning in America, or pause the import restrictions from Canada (where we previously were getting a substantial amount of formula) and order in a bunch.

Also the FDA shouldn't be banning formula imports from the EU. This is ridiculous. EU standards are way more strict. Currently all baby formula shipped from the EU is seized by the FDA. Complete and utter nonsense

The point is that a formula shortage is one of the worst times to outlaw abortion, but Republicans don't care.