Because in the 60s I saw women die from unsafe abortions

This is a brave and truthful post…

Why I'm Pro-Choice

I was a student nurse in 1969 working in the emergency room of a big hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. A car pulled up and a young woman was pushed out of the car just before it sped away. We rushed out to her and saw that the pavement was saturated in blood in such a short period of time. We placed her on a gurney and rushed her straight to the operating room. A couple of hours later a distraught young surgeon came to tell us she had died on the operating room table due to uncontrollable hemmorrhaging. Over the next 4 years, before Roe v. Wade was passed, I saw way too many young women come into the ER suffering sepsis, tetanus, hemmorrhage, perforated uterus, bowel and bladders, and too often death.

Morbidity and mortality dropped 90% after abortion was legalized and performed by competent…

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