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When Abortion Is Sacred

Thirteen weeks into my twin pregnancy, I had to make the devastating decision to terminate one baby while remaining pregnant with the other

ItIt was the spring of 2016, the day after my birthday, and the little window finally said “Pregnant.” Excited as we were, it took a few weeks to set up a doctor’s appointment. I hadn’t…




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Erika Sasson

Erika Sasson

I’m a lawyer working at the intersection of restorative justice, education, and criminal justice reform. Made the move from Canada to NYC.

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