I gave birth to my first child when i was 11yrs old. The baby's father was much older and afraid of being arrested so i was left completely on my own. A lot of people encouraged me to have an abortion, but i couldn't imagine throwing away such a precious gift. I raised him on my own with very little help. I took jobs under the table until i was legally able to work at 15. I moved out on my own that same year. I graduated at 17 and went straight to college. I graduated from college with my bachelors degree two years ago. It wasn't easy being a young single mom, but i never regretted my decision to become a mom. The picture above is of me holding my granddaughter who wouldn't be here today if i had listened to others and aborted my son!
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Recent public opinion polls and new laws (such as bans on abortions past 20 weeks) demonstrate the turning tide on abortion in this country. More Americans than ever are against abortion and state legislatures are listening as they push forward a wave of restrictions across the country to chip away at Roe vs. Wade. Additionally, most Americans - regardless of their view on abortion - oppose…
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