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 Trump's administration. Abortion is not a political football; it's a fundamental human right.
David L. Wilson is co-author, with Jane Guskin, of The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers (Monthly Review Press, July 2007). An updated and expanded edition is coming out in May.