What Lawmakers (And The Rest Of Us) Get Wrong About ‘Late-Term’ Abortions The procedure often called a late-term abortion has caused controversy in state legislatures around the country – and could be a major issue in the 2020 race. In 2016, Jezebel spoke to a woman who received the procedure. She had an abortion at 32 weeks, and she was told that her baby was “incompatible with life.” “To be clear, if the doctors thought there was any way he might make it, I would have taken that chance. I truly would have put myself through anything. What I came to accept was the fact […]
At a routine ultrasound when she was five months pregnant, Hevan began to panic when the technician took longer than normal, then told her she would need to see a specialist. Hevan, a nurse in Alabama, knew it was serious and begged for an appointment the next day.
Katie had more than one abortion to prevent giving birth to a child with a life-threatening genetic disease. She says women shouldn’t have to explain the circumstances of these decisions. SC lawmakers are weighing a fetal heartbeat abortion ban.