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Roe v. Wade is about women. It’s also about children.

As a woman who’s never wanted children, I naturally have personal fears of an overturn of Roe v. Wade.


Almost half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended, and children born to parents who didn’t plan to have them face a higher risk of experiencing “negative physical and mental health outcomes.”

  • 20,000 : Americans at any given time who have ALS. [Remember the ice bucket challenge? It was a pretty big deal.]
  • 6,000 : American babies born every year with Down Syndrome. [We care very much about children with Down Syndrome.]

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Author, THE AGE OF THE CHILD & others. Former adjunct prof & journo. Co-host, ChildfreeGirls series:

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