When my wife was pregnant with our first child she was going to school in a building that also had an abortion clinic in it. She was about 4 months along and was showing a little. Every time she went to school they had security that had to escort her through a crazy mob of protestors who grabbed at her yelling things like "Dont kill your baby!!"
Shortly after turning 18 and in my final semester of high school, I found out I was pregnant by my boyfriend of two years.
VIDEO: Contraceptives can cost a woman over $3,000 during law school. For a lot of students who, like me, are on public-interest scholarships, that's practically an entire summer's salary.
VIDEO: I was 31 years old, just got laid off from my job, got pregnant and wondered what I was going to do.
In 2002 my life was saved by an emergency abortion and surgery at a city hospital in NYC. I was uninsured and bleeding to death from an ectopic pregnancy.
Why are you pro-choice? Did you have a powerful experience at a pro-choice march or rally? Did you or a friend face an unplanned pregnancy? Do you remember what it was like before abortion was legal? Tell us your story.