The Inside Story Of How Arkansas Exploited COVID To Stop Abortions
Illustrations by Mikyung Lee for HuffPost
Above: When coronavirus came to Arkansas, Marsha Boss, a longtime abortion opponent and member of the board of health, got to work.
On the first day of April, Marsha Boss, a 68-year-old Catholic pharmacist, uploaded a photo to Facebook. Snapped on a sunny day, it showed the parking lot outside Little Rock Family Planning Services, one of two abortion clinics left in Arkansas. “We watched three cars from Texas come in, three from Tennessee and one from Alabama all coming to our great state to get an abortion,” she wrote in her post. “How sad is that?”
In private, around the same time, Boss was extending her disapproval to state health officials. Over text messages and in phone calls, she complained that the clinic was violating …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]