Have you considered life before Roe?

I came across this article from the New York Times in my gallavanting about the interwebs, and am excited to have a forum to post it here. I feel that the last two paragraphs are particularly important, if you’re not too squeamish to get through the rest.

Repairing the Damage, Before Roe
by Waldo L. Fielding, M.D.

With the Supreme Court becoming more conservative, many people who support women’s right to choose an abortion fear that Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that gave them that right, is in danger of being swept aside.

When such fears arise, we often hear about the pre-Roe “bad old days.” Yet there are few physicians today who can relate to them from personal experience. I can.

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