Story highlightsHandler wrote that she was irresponsibleShe compared the abortion debate to sexism and racism.
Instead, Handler said, her parents took her to Planned Parenthood and she had an abortion.
“Getting unintentionally pregnant more than once is irresponsible, but it’s still necessary to make a thoughtful decision,” Handler said.
Monday, the Supreme Court threw out a Texas abortion access law that abortion rights supporters argued would have shut down almost all of the clinics in that state.
In her essay, Handler wrote that – like racism and sexism – she doubts that America will ever come to a common consensus about abortion, and that’s just fine.
“It’s okay if you think it’s not right for women to have abortions – but it’s not your problem, because we decide,” Handler said.