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Regret: Maudlin and False

October 4, 2010

Tweet I had a wonderful abortion. The narrative of abortion is so rigid that it’s difficult to figure out how to talk about it without falling into all these kind of pre-set traps. The narrative in most people’s minds seems to call for either acknowledgment or lengthy refutation of regret, gravitas and so on. For […]

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Abortion helped save my best friend’s life

October 1, 2010

Tweet By AS (South Dakota) She was 18, a freshman in college and my roommate. One night, she went to a party with a guy she thought she liked. She drank too much (she had basically no experience drinking) and woke up with him raping her. She told no one and came home. A few […]

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Pain-free medical abortion

September 10, 2010

Tweet by Birdie (Washington) I’m 31 years old, single and have no children. I have used almost every form of contraception available  and despite my best attempts to find a method of contraception that worked for both myself and my partner, I’ve gotten pregnant, twice. I’ve had two medical abortions. The first at age 21 […]

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Loves babies, but also loves legal abortions

September 1, 2010

Tweet by AG (Florida) Born into a Irish-Catholic family.  Twelve years of catholic school.  Was force fed the horror stories of abortion and babies trying to escape the doctors ripping forceps.  I also grew up and matured.  Realized the hypocrisy of the catholic church.  When I was 19 and contracted my first UTI, I had […]

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Don’t read the negative propaganda

August 19, 2010

Tweet by Georgina (UK) I had an abortion yesterday and wanted to tell my story as this website helped me so much. I got pregnant from my first (and only) one night stand a month ago and the condom split. As soon as I saw the positive pregnancy test, I started looking up peoples’ abortion […]

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