The proposal is aimed at reducing spending by $10.5 trillion over the coming decade, but the cuts seem likely to come with incalculable human, cultural, and societal costs.
Women's reproductive rights, never comfortably secure, are in clear and present danger under Trump's administration. Abortion is not a political football; it's a human right.
John Knefel is the co-host of Radio Dispatch and a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. Follow him on Twitter: @johnknefel.