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I had been in a relationship for almost two years with a loving and supportive boyfriend. When I learned I was pregnant, I knew immediately and without question that I wanted an abortion. I had the procedure done with no pain; my boyfriend was with me the whole time.

I had no desire to be a mother at that time — I wanted to finish college and start my career. Afterward, I breathed huge sigh of relief and thought to myself, I was grateful that I lived in a country where forced birth was not the law of the land and where motherhood was not a lifelong consequence for a contraception slip.

I was raised by parents who believed in a woman's right to choose her destiny. Brenneman, was in the first class of women at Harvard Law School and the third female to be put on the bench in the State of Connecticut.

She taught me about the inexorable movement in society toward justice and equality.

I could never have imagined that a decision I made at age 21 would be such fodder for scrutiny today. I am simply one of millions of women who have exercised this constitutionally protected right, and according to recent data, I am part of the 95 percent of women who do not regret their choice.

“I have family now and somehow survived the experience.

She taught me that women have a right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness — as well as equal protection under the laws as enshrined in our Constitution. But in this current political climate, one in which a woman who makes the responsible choice of not bringing an unwanted child into this world is forced to drive 500 miles or is violently harassed on her way to the clinic door or is pushed to take matters into her own hands, this uneventful-ness seems downright miraculous. May abortion once again be accepted for what it always has been: a necessary component of responsible family planning.

This means all Americans, men and women, should be free to decide whether and when to become parents.

Each day she received hundreds of letters from gushing fans.

What she didn’t know was one of those admirers, Robert John Bardo, paid a private detective 250 dollars to find the young actor’s address.

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