12 Dec '11, 9pm

Reading: Why Women Abort And Why They Don't Talk About It #prochoice #women #abortion

When Jennie McCormack found out she was pregnant, her decision to terminate the pregnancy was a simple one for her. Already a mother, as are a majority of women who get abortions, McCormack knew realistically that emotionally and financially she could not add on to her family, and that the man who impregnated her would not be a factor, as he had just been sent to jail. Due to a proliferation of clinic regulation laws, McCormack would have needed money for an abortion, travel and hotel expenses, a baby sitter and someone to loan her a car in order to get to the nearest clinic and adhere to its mandatory waiting period. Instead she decided to take care of things herself — more cheaply and, she though, more privately. McCormack ended up being further along in her pregnancy than she thought, but was lucky enough not to experience complications despite that fact. Her story woul...

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