Last week, in response to the leaked draft of a US Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the legal right to abortion, the Pro-Choice Caucus of the US House of Representatives distributed new messaging guidelines to House Democrats.
NEW: The Pro Choice Caucus has just sent out messaging materials to House Dems on Roe draft.— Sarah Ferris (@sarahnferris) May 12, 2022
One of the recommendations: Don't use "choice." pic.twitter.com/nqVA8W1nWT
Among the guidelines: Instead of choice (“harmful”), use decision (“helpful”).
Yes, this recommendation came from the Pro-Choice Caucus, not the Pro-Decision Caucus. But putting aside that mixed message, what’s the reason for the change?