keep your rosaries off my ovaries

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keep your rosaries off my ovaries

  1. A demand not to let religion be a guide when creating or advising laws regarding reproductive rights.
    • 2015, Philip Russell, The Essential History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present
      A supporter of the bill countered with a sign declaring, “Keep your rosaries off my ovaries.” Rather than signaling a trend toward legalizing abortion, the Federal District legislation created a backlash.
    • 2017, Marianne Leone, Ma Speaks Up: And a First Generation Daughter Talks Back (page 8)
      Keep your rosaries off my ovaries,” I chanted with other feminists as we marched through Boston defying the patriarchy. I renounced the church and the directives of the old men in dresses giving orders from Rome.