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.
Lucy Knisley is an illustrator, comics artist, and author.
Her first published book, French Milk, is a journal about living and eating in Paris with her mother, available from Touchstone Publishing, August 2008.