Although still a taboo, abortion has entered public debate—the fact that marks a fundamental societal shift. Time will tell whether Malta’s pro-choice campaign will eventually repeat the success of the Irish one. For now, let us revisit the arguments in favour of legalising it.
It is extremely important to differentiate between being anti-abortion at an individual level and being anti-legalising-abortion (anti-choice), a distinction that is often overlooked. It is perfectly reasonable and respectable for individuals who would never have an abortion themselves to be pro-choice.