Abortion Stories

One in four American women has had an abortion. The majority of Americans support the right for women to make their own decisions about reproductive healthcare. The campaign to stigmatize abortion has silenced many people from sharing their experiences.

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We are taking back the narrative. These writers are sharing their stories. We will post new stories each week through May and June.

Special Feature, Abortion Stories

Pro Choice Sign

Week two of #abortionstories

As we start the third week since the Supreme Court opinion was leaked, we see people are responding. This past weekend thousands participated in the #BansOffOurBodies rallies. Prochoice organizations received record levels of donations. Washington DC and the blue states are legislating to protect reproductive freedom while the red states are scrambling to see who … Continue reading Week two of #abortionstories

My Choices

This first-person essay focuses on the time before and after Roe and the impact one’s reproductive choices has on their life. There’s no easy answers. Continue reading My Choices


“You will have to get an abortion!” Doris announced as if she were reading a fortune pulled from a broken cookie. I looked at Craig who sat beside me on the sofa, lightly holding my hand and taking in his mother’s words.  Doris was an uncommonly liberal woman for her generation. My future mother-in-law had … Continue reading Thumbprint


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