There are some topics that people generally don’t find funny, as one mom recently found it. Blogger, author, and podcaster Constance Hall took to Facebook to announce her pregnancy, but it was the abortion joke she included that really rubbed people the wrong way. It was very clearly a joke, but man. Some people were mad! Different strokes for different folks, right?
Constance announced her surprise pregnancy on Facebook. In the post, she made an abortion joke, and yikes. You can imagine how well that went.
Guys… The commune is welcoming another baby. We have no idea how it slipped through. We tried everything, on and…
The post begins, “The commune is welcoming another baby. We have no idea how it slipped through.” Constance goes on to say that she and her partner used various forms of birth control, but obviously unsuccessfully. This surprise is kid #7 for the couple, and it really does seem like a genuine surprise.
But it was a lighthearted and obvious abortion joke that set people off. When you read it, it’s so OBVIOUSLY a joke. But abortion is one of those topics that lots of people feel should not be joked about.
In the post, Constance says they are very much happy about the unexpected addition to their family. She acknowledges that they’re scared (7 KIDS), but says, “But are we happy? Pigs in shit.”