We shouldn't abort female fetuses with any more frequency than male fetuses. That logic is what anti-abortion lawmakers are relying on when they introduce PRENDA bills. PRENDA stands for Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, criminalizes the practice of seeking an abortion based on the sex of the fetus. Today: why PRENDA laws are particularly insidious and racist. Then: In other parts of the world, sex-selective abortion has led to an alarming problem - a woman shortage of about 80 million.