Month: March 2017

Abortion: Stories told by women are an honest look at the impact of abortion laws on all women

When Amie, a 30-year-old single mother from Boonville, Missouri, realized she was pregnant, she knew she had only one option. As a restaurant waitress who worked over 70 hours during the weeks her children were with their father, she found she couldn’t support a third child on her 3.67 income. $ an hour (plus tips) […]

The Stories Women Tell Is The Documentary America Needs Right Now

The opening scene of Tracy Droz’s moving documentary Tragos Abortion: Stories told by womenshows the Missouri State Capitol filled with the chant: “All in Christ, for pro-life.” In 2014, supporters of a proposed extension of the state-mandated waiting period for an abortion — as well as those protesting against it — crowded into the Capitol […]

People shared their abortion stories at the 1 in 3 campaign’s Speak Out event

There are many debates surrounding abortion. And with more and more states passing laws that make abortion harder and harder to obtain, it seems this debate has intensified on both sides. From pro-life rallies to pro-choice protests, abortion looms large in the public space. But at its core, abortion is a personal matter. It’s a […]

Women share abortion stories on Capitol Hill ahead of health care vote

Dozens of women planned to speak about their abortion experiences on the steps of the United States Capitol on Tuesday as the Republican threat to defund Planned Parenthood looms. This abortion storytelling is designed to “break the stigma around abortion care,” according to the 1 in 3 Campaign, which is part of Advocates for Youth, […]

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