“Lovingly, friends will say to you, ‘Oh, you have so much time. Women are having children into their 40s,’ which is true,” Caitlin Brodnick said. “But if you are at risk like we are, you’re getting these other responses from doctors. There’s so much in your control, but at the end of day, you don’t have any control.”
- How We Teach Purity Culture Isn’t the Problem—Purity Culture Itself Is the Problem
- Why We Shouldn’t Believe Senate Republicans Who Claim They’ll Stop Blocking Judicial Nominees After the Election
- Abortion Is Health Care, So Why Aren’t Crowdfunding Sites Treating It as Such?
- For Women With Genetic Conditions, the Pressure to Have Children Grows Over Time
- The ‘Let States Decide’ Lie Conservatives Push on Abortion Rights
- The Post-Traumatic Reality of Trump’s Candidacy
Explore Our Topics
The Night writer, who died in July, denounced the abortion-Holocaust comparison as “blasphemy.” But he rejected the rhetoric with his trademark balance of passion and commitment to responsible dialogue.
Kicking abortion rights back to the states is nothing more than code for the idea that women do not have the same fundamental rights as men.
Politicians often tell stories about their constituents in selling various policies. Why not provide those stories, revealing how such policies affect their constituents’ access to, and experiences with, abortion care?