My Rape Pregnancy and My Furor Over Social Myths

11/8/12 By Deana Schroeder Note: The following is a guest post from a member of the Ad Hoc Committee of Women Pregnant By Sexual Assault (WPSA). I’ve been there. Not Todd Akin.  Not Richard Mourdock.  And certainly not their critics who … Continue reading

“Rape hurt my mother, but abortion devastated her.”

This comment was recently posted to our web site: My mother was raped at age 16. Her parents forced her to have an abortion. She stopped going to church, dropped out of high school and became depressed. Her young adulthood … Continue reading