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Woman describes crossing state borders to have an abortion


Texas Abortion Law: Woman Describes Crossing State Borders For Abortion

When she returned from her OB-GYN’s office after learning that her fetus would not survive beyond mid-gestation, the first thing she did was write an essay titled “To Controlling Politicians my uterus “.

She needed an outlet for her fury and devastation after finding out her fetus was suffering from an extreme case of a rare chromosomal disorder that would cause her vital organs to fill with fluid, stopping her heart in utero at 20 weeks. of pregnancy. Her doctor gave her two options: continue with her pregnancy and have a stillborn child or cross borders to have an abortion, now that the procedure had been banned in her home country after six weeks of pregnancy.

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