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.
Bryan K. Bullock is a civil rights attorney and community activist in Gary, Indiana. He was formerly habeas counsel for detainees in Guantanamo Bay.