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Sun Apr 15, 2012, 07:41 AM

NY Times: Having An Abortion When "No One Called Me A Slut" [View all]


No One Called Me a Slut
Published: April 14, 2012

TWO weeks ago, a bomb went off outside a Wisconsin abortion center. In recent years, several states have passed or tried to pass laws requiring women seeking legal, constitutionally protected procedures to first undergo medical examinations. A young woman has been called a slut after testifying in favor of insurance coverage for contraceptive care. These are but a few of the stories about attacks on a womanís right to choose.

It wasnít always like this.

This is a story of how it used to be:

Itís 1978, five years after Roe v. Wade. Iím 38, I have four sons ó the oldest is 17, the youngest is turning 12. Iím at school, getting a B.A., and Iím loving it.

Iím about two and a half months pregnant.

I donít want this child.


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