Abortion hashtag is stirring up a mix of controversy and support

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With the recent House of Representatives suspension of federal funding for Planned Parenthood, pro-abortion rights supporters across the U.S. are shouting back.

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It all started when Lindy West, a writer from Seattle, shared the following Facebook post by Amelia Bonow below:



The hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion exploded after West tweeted out her own personal abortion story, to urge women to not be ashamed of their medical procedures. Of course, like any controversial issue, Twitter erupted with opinions, both in support of West, and against.



Many women followed West's lead and shared their own story, using #ShoutYourAbortion:



However, many Twitter users find the hashtag to be offensive, and are voicing their opinions:


So we want to know, what is your stance on abortion?



See recent rallies by abortion supporters and anti-abortion protesters:



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