Abortion Stories: Three Women and a Clinic

Amidst a nationwide debate over the legality and morality of abortion, three women tell their very personal stories.

“Girls just wanna have FUNdamental rights” protest sign Photo by lucia on Unsplash

Mariana Carroll

It would crush her mom, her mom who thought abortion was a sin. She was sure if her family knew… they’d never look at her the same way again.

Suzy Ballantine

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“Your Heart I Will Choose” Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash

“The only way I’d ever regret it is if it wasn’t my choice.”

Leah Bowen

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It would be her and her daughter against the world.

The same dream, every night for eight months. Photo by Brian Sumner on Unsplash

Pro-Life? Pro-Choice? Pro-Woman?

Children holding signs for girls’/women’s rights Cropped Photo by Nicole Adams on Unsplash

If she has her way, the constitutional right to abortion, established with Roe v. Wade in 1973, will be done away with, and abortion, in every circumstance, will be illegal.


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