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OPINION: Opioids, Abortion, and Our Confused Politics of the Body

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2018
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I need to disclose two very private facts. They are not causally related. First, when I was in my mid-teens, my girlfriend had an abortion. Second, I am an occasional user of pain management drugs such as morphine and oxycodone, which I typically acquire through illicit markets on the dark web. These two experiences — the abortion and my use of opioids — illustrate some paradoxes in the American politics of the body. Let me provide a few additional details about each confession in order to provide a context for...

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