U.S.: What It’s Like To Get An Illegal Abortion, From 4 Women Who Know Firsthand

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What It’s Like To Get An Illegal Abortion, From 4 Women Who Know Firsthand
“Abortions will continue regardless of whether it’s legal or not legal ― as it always has.”
02/20/2017
By Alanna Vagianos

“He said, ‘I’m not going to give you any anesthetic’ and he said ‘If you scream, they will hear you.’”

That’s how Connie described the illegal abortion she received in 1953 when she was 16 years old. Now a retired teacher, mother and grandmother, Connie said that after she received the abortion, the man who performed the procedure proceeded to sexually assault her as she lay bleeding on the table.

Continued at source: Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-its-like-to-get-an-illegal-abortion-from-4-women-who-know-firsthand_us_58ab00f9e4b037d17d29a993