No doubt many of us are seething, reeling, boiling mad, frightened. Our amygdalae are in full fight-or-flight mode from the recent threat to women’s freedom to control our own bodily choices.
For that reason, I call you to read this essay I wrote in 2008, and posted to this blog in 2012. It might just unseal your lips, too.
If you would like to hear women’s abortion experiences, the New York Times has published an audio collection. Listening would be not unlike what happened in my classroom that day.
Bottom line: Get active. This website for abortion rights activists will help you choose where and how to put your energy. https://www.mobilize.us/
- Sarah White