Men across America are getting vasectomies ‘as an act of love’

With the right to abortion under threat, men say they want to play a role in reproductive planning to support their partners

By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux
Dec 26, 2021

After Andy and Erin Gress had their fourth child, Andy decided it was time for him to “step up” and help with the family planning. So he did something that the mere thought of makes some men cringe: He got a vasectomy.

It was early one morning last winter — a brief moment of peace, before juggling getting the kids ready for online school and work Zoom calls. He happened to see a local news story about discounts being offered during “World Vasectomy Day.” He made an appointment that day.

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