The safe house shielding patients as abortion wars rage outside
The Power House gives women a place of sanctuary as they wait for their procedures at Montgomery’s only abortion clinic next door
by Khushbu Shah in Montgomery, Alabama
Thu 15 Aug 2019
The group of women gathered on the porch of a single story house next door to Montgomery’s only abortion clinic had all been strangers until minutes ago. Now one splayed comfortably across a wicker couch, a few chain-smoked and all gripped cell phones as a humid Alabama summer morning dampened the air.
They were all at an abortion safe house – called the Power House – which was brightly lit and whose doors had been unlocked before the sun rose.