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Why I Left the Pro-Life Movement

I protested abortion for years. But when I saw how the movement’s beliefs harm women, I realized I had to get out.

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TThis week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a measure that aims to ban almost all abortions and punish those who perform or obtain them. Though she recognizes the bill may ultimately be blocked by the Supreme…




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Sarah Olson Michel

Sarah Olson Michel

Feminist, scientist. Battling chronic illness. Horse crazy. (she/they)

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