The Sorensen Monologues

Archive for June 24th, 2013

Painfully Wrong

Overwhelming scientific consensus holds that a fetus cannot feel pain before 24 weeks. But let’s face it: the current assault on choice isn’t really about perception of pain — it’s just another excuse to chip away at abortion rights.


Jen Sorensen is a nationally-syndicated political cartoonist whose work has appeared in The Progressive, The Nation, Daily Kos, Austin Chronicle, NPR, Ms., Politico, and many other publications. The recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, she tweets at @JenSorensen.

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