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Jay Smooth: ‘Until Abortion Ends’ campaign is a joke

By Stephen C. Webster
Thursday, December 15, 2011 16:28 EDT
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New York hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth. Image: Screenshot via YouTube.
 
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New York hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth has a pretty low opinion of the anti-abortion campaign “Until Abortion Ends,” which encourages young people to give something up until women can no longer access safe abortion procedures.

In a new video published to YouTube, he seems confused at the things people are vowing to give up, like caffeine, junk food or trans fats.

“That’s not really a protest,” he said. “That’s …. That’s not really a sacrifice. That’s like, a diet. You’re just taking another shot at your New Year’s resolution, and calling it a protest this time. That doesn’t count, no.”

This video is from YouTube, published Dec. 14, 2011.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
 
 
 
 
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