Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Below is an excerpt from Beccah’s story. She shares what it was like seeking abortion care in Maine at a clinic where several people were protesting outside. Read Beccah’s full story that was published by the Huffington Post.
“I got pregnant when I was 19, and I had a difficult time deciding what to do. I actually cancelled one appointment with Planned Parenthood, then calmed myself down again, and made another one. At that point, they told me I had a week left. [Maine restricts how far along in her pregnancy a woman can be and still get an abortion.]…”