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Abortion rights group thanks donors with coat hanger pendant necklace

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A screenshot of the necklace from the DCAF website. A screenshot of the necklace from the DCAF website.
(WJBK) -

A Washington, D.C. area abortion rights group gives a coat hanger pendant necklace to those who make a monthly donation of $10 or more to the organization.

The group is The DC Abortion Fund (DCAF).

On their website, they are described as an "all volunteer, non-profit organization that makes grants to women and girls in DC, Maryland and Virginia who cannot afford the full cost of an abortion."

Their slogan is "Her Rights Shouldn't Depend On Her Wallet."

Abortion advocates sometimes use the hanger to remind of the un-safe, illegal abortions some women sought in the past, and how far women's rights have progressed since then.

Yet, others are offended by the coat hanger pendant and the symbolism behind it.

LINK: Click here for more information about DCAF donations

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