As thousands of women in U.S. lose abortion access, B.C. women share their stories to lift stigma
By Tessa Vikander, Star Vancouver
Jenny Peng, Star Vancouver
Thu., June 20, 2019
VANCOUVER—One was a teenage dance student when she got pregnant. Another was about to launch her career and didn’t want children. Yet another compared learning her fetus wouldn’t be viable due to the death of a loved one.
These are the stories of people who decided to have abortions for a variety of reasons. For these women, listening to the recent renewal of the abortion debate has triggered a mix of emotions and memories.