Abortion Story #304: My abortion was “not a moral failing.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Excerpted below is a portion of Melissa Petro’s story. She reflects on her experience in the context of a decree issued by the Pope in Read More …

Abortion Story #303: “My abortion story is one of triumph.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Excerpted below is the start of Dartricia’s story. She reflects on ending a pregnancy in high school, opening up about what it felt like to Read More …

Abortion Story #302: Paola’s Abortion in Chile, 2015

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 from Paola’s story. In 2015, living in Chile with her partner, she was happy to be pregnant, but soon developed severe Read More …

Abortion Story #301: Miri’s Abortion at Planned Parenthood

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 Miri’s abortion experience. She shares her appreciation for the care she received at Planned Parenthood in her early twenties. Read Read More …

Abortion Story #300: “It wasn’t the right time to have a child.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt comes from Christina F.’s story. A single mom living in Alabama, she speaks about her decision to have an abortion despite knowing Read More …

Abortion Story #299: My abortion was “an empowering moment.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The excerpt that follows is the beginning of Mary’s story. She talks about making a decision to seek a medication abortion while in college in Read More …

Abortion Story #297: “I made the only choice I could.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The excerpt that follows is from Whitney’s story. She shares about her medication abortion, a decision she made while grieving her father’s sudden death. Whitney Read More …

Abortion Story #295: “I had needed an abortion because I had wanted one.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt begins Leslie’s story. She talks about the physically and psychologically taxing pregnancy she experienced before giving birth to her first child. Leslie Read More …