Since the New York Times published “My Abortion, at 23 Weeks”, I think you need to be as “responsible” as the author of the personal account suggests. I think you need to report another perspective that may raise a few red flags.
Speaking as a retired teacher, I cannot ignore facts. Did you know that in the US over one fourth of women aged 15 and up have undergone an abortion? Did you know that the results of 22 major studies have been published reporting “adverse psychological reactions?” (Source: Project Rachel)
“The meta-analysis conducted by Professor Priscilla Coleman, PhD of Bowling Green State University, examines twenty-two major studies published between 1995 and 2009 involving a total of 877,181 women, of whom 163,831 had abortions.”
In my view based upon factual knowledge, there are some issues that cannot be legislated or argued in a court of law because they are so sensitive, so personal, that one could conclude the issues stem from one’s values and belong to a power greater than ourselves.
Thankfully we have loving, compassionate women’s resource organizations similar to Project Rachel.