Adrienne Rich on abortion and violence

Well-known feminist Adrienne Rich writes:

“Abortion is violence: a deep, desperate violence inflicted by a woman upon, first of all, herself.”

Adrienne Rich Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution (New York: WW Norton & Company, 1976) 269


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Sarah Terzo is a writer for Live Action and a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life Network. She lives in NJ.

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