Ashley Judd writes heartbreaking essay on spending Mother’s Day alone

Then, apparently to refer Politicsleaked the Supreme Court’s draft opinion on Roe V. Wade, she added, “We see it in the most disadvantaged places.” And we see it in our own country.

“Motherhood should always be a choice,” Ashley wrote. “Does that sound radical to you?”

She continued: “To what extent could we, as a society, value motherhood when it is supposed to be an inevitability? When we accept as normal that women and girls drop out of school and the labor market because they are expected to take on unpaid childcare responsibilities? When we fail to protect girls from poverty and violence?”

Instead, Ashley shared that on Mother’s Day May 8, she plans “to honor my mom for the person she was, a mother and so much more” and encouraged others to do so. likewise.

“I ask you to honor your own mother, if you are lucky enough to have her. Honor her for more than her labor and her sacrifices. Honor her for her talents and her dreams,” she wrote. . “Honor her by demanding a world where motherhood, everywhere, is safe, healthy and chosen.”

On April 30, Ashley and Wynonna confirmed in a joint statement that their mother had died of “mental illness” just a day before. The Judds singer was to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She was 76 years old.


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