Incest Victim Wishes Someone Would’ve Questioned Her Decision To Abort

Another incest victim who had an abortion said:

“I had hoped someone would question me before my abortion. But, I was not asked why I chose abortion. If I had been questioned at all, someone would have heard quite a story…I feel the state let me down….If abortion had been questioned in my case, I may have had a baby. I may have been happier. I may not have gone through the suicide attempts. I know that abortion has long term affects on women…”

David C. Reardon, Julie Makimaa, and Amy Sobie. “Victims and Victors: Speaking Out About Their Pregnancies, Abortions, and Children Resulting From Sexual Assault” Springfield, IL: Acorn Books) 2000 p 138

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