Abortion Stories (Kansas)
Personal testimonies from women (and men) who have gone through an abortion.
The 773 unsolicited abortion stories on these pages have come to Abort73 through our online submission form. Though not all women regret their abortions, these stories demonstrate that countless women do.
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"Often we do not hear from women who have "survived" abortions. I get it. There is shame, guilt, fear, condemnation for those who have had abortions. How do I know this for certain? Because when I was 16 I had an abortion and when I was 17 I had my second abortion. The memory I have of being pregnant was fear, a lot of fear! Fear of an unknown future, fear I could not handle a child, fear I would…"
Location: Wichita, KS
Date: January 31, 2020
"I had an abortion three months after Roe vs Wade in 1973. I was delayed having the abortion for several weeks and had to go through the saline process—killing the baby and actually giving birth a day later. I spent three days in a Wichita hospital for the procedure. About six other girls were going through the same procedure at that time. I was 17-years-old. It has been 42 years, and not…"
Date: August 14, 2015
"I had an abortion on March 4,2015. It was the worst day of my life. My boyfriend at the time wanted me to get the abortion the minute I came out of the clinic and found I was 4-weeks pregnant. By the time I had the abortion, I was 7-weeks. I didn't want to do the abortion and neither did my mother. But I respected his opinion. He wasn't ready and is already a father of two kids. So I decided…"
Date: August 11, 2015
"I never dreamed I could be pregnant, and when I found out I was only 20. It was a shock and scary. I had a boyfriend who had two children already, and he had filled my head with lies, saying he wanted me to have his child and even had the fake tears to go along with it. But when I found out I was pregnant in August of 2009, instead of being happy about the whole thing, he told me if I didn't…"
Location: Wichita, KS
Date: February 21, 2012
"When I was 17 I got pregnant, I had really no idea what an abortion detailed. My family told me it would "get rid of the problem", so I thought I better do it. Sadly, I had an abortion and it was really painful. It was awful, I remember being rushed in under security and rushed out through a back door in case protesters got me. I was scared to death, I honestly had no idea what it was all about…"
Location: Kansas City, KS
Date: July 9, 2007