Abortion Story #384: On being Catholic and having an abortion

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt is part of Laura Molinar’s story. A 25-year-old from Texas, she shares what it was like growing up Catholic, involved in her church’s anti-abortion activity, and then making a decision to obtain an abortion. Read more of Laura’s reflection, which is woven into a news piece published by National Public Radio’s Youth Desk.


“…I was faced with making that choice for myself. And I never thought that that would happen to me until it actually did. And I remember feeling so alone and so scared and unworthy. And I remember telling myself that I will do everything in my power from this point on to help women so that they will never feel like that…”

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