Stories

Kept me financially secure

Posted by on August 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm

Tweet by Hidden Name (Florida) Having an abortion kept me financially secure enough to leave the abusive man who got me pregnant! Thanks, abortion!

My medical termination story

Posted by on August 16, 2010 at 10:49 am

Tweet by anon29 I had my medical termination yesterday and I thought I would write down my experience incase it helps anyone in the future. I had to be at the hospital for 9am yesterday, I had hardly slept the night before and was so nervous about it! At around 9.30am, a nurse inserted 4 […]

I helped Teenagers get Secret Abortions

Posted by on July 15, 2010 at 3:12 pm

Tweet by SteelRigged, for http://www.janesdueprocess.org/ I spent my first year as a law student helping teenagers get abortions.   I worked the phones at a small non-profit called Jane’s Due Process, which as far as I know, is the only organization in the country that helps teens navigate the judicial bypass process to get abortions without parental […]

Call it what you want… but it’s not your business

Posted by on July 14, 2010 at 8:42 am

Tweet I was fifteen  years old when I first had sex, and sixteen when I got pregnant. Call it too young, call it irresponsible, call it whatever you want. I call it human nature and nobody’s goddamn business. I was going steady with a boy, and was on the pill, so naturally sooner or later it […]

Before because I was scared and after because I was relieved…

Posted by on July 8, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Tweet I was a very messed up teenager.  I didn’t abuse drugs or alcohol and I did well enough in school, but I had a much older boyfriend (4 years), who physically and mentally abused me.  He attempted to control everything that I did and tried to isolate me from my friends and family. We […]