Abortion Clinic Worker: We Don’t Say the Word “Baby”

“I feel some sadness [about second trimester abortions]…And I think part of the problem is that we don’t talk about that…Do you see what I’m saying- that somehow your pro-choice stand is compromised by saying the word “baby.”…We don’t allow ourselves to say or think that word…”

Clinic worker Mira

Wendy Simonds. Abortion at Work: Ideology and Practice in a Feminist Clinic. (Rutgers University Press: New Brunswick) 1996, p 79

The clinic where Mira works does abortions up to 26 weeks.

22 to 24 weeks


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Sarah is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.
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