Fifty years after Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court is weighing rolling back access to abortion. Nine people from around Chicago who had abortions talk about what’s at stake. “There's no one type of person who has an abortion,” one says.
By Elvia Malagón
Photographs by Ashlee Rezin, Design by Jesse Howe
Jun 3, 2022
Each of them had an abortion. Many kept that secret for years or within only a small circle of family and friends.
Now, as the Supreme Court is weighing a ruling that, 50 years after Roe v. Wade, could roll back access to abortion, these nine people from around Chicago want their stories to be heard.