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The Texas Woman Who Should be Dead

Red Spot in a Blue State Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 12:29 PM
My niece came to me when she was 20, unmarried and pregnant... scared and looking for answers. If I hadn't had an abortion in 1978 I would have had a 20-year old of my own. Here's what I told her regarding her "choices", "Do you know the ONLY time I regret having had an abortion?" She said, "No....when". I said, "Every time I look at you". She is the person dearest to me in my life. I never had a chance to have another child. Her "choice" is now 12 years old.
Ben Linus Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 8:50 AM
God bless you. Know that God forgives and does not condemn you.
JB in MS Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 3:55 PM
Great story, as is the article itself. My thanks to both authors.

There is a 43-year-old woman, born in Texas, who should be dead right now. In fact, she should have never been born. Forty years ago, the Supreme Court decided that the Texas law that prevented Jane Roe from ending the life of her unborn daughter was unconstitutional. But by the time the Supreme Court issued its decision in 1973, she had already been born and adopted by a family—likely not knowing that all that ink spilled in Roe v. Wade was about her.

Norma McCorvey is “Jane Roe.” She claimed then that her pregnancy was the result of a...