Rebecca Shrader had at all times thought that abortion was morally mistaken. As a religious Baptist Christian, she volunteered at a clinic designed to discourage ladies from getting abortions. And when she acquired pregnant for the primary time, she knew she would carry the child to time period, it doesn’t matter what.
However when Rebecca’s being pregnant didn’t go as deliberate, she began to query every little thing she had at all times believed about abortions, and in regards to the individuals who select to have them.
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This episode was produced by Miki Meek and Diane Wu with extra manufacturing by Peter Bresnan and Julia Longoria, and assist from Alina Kulman. Reporting by Emma Inexperienced. Modifying by Laura Starcheski. Truth-check by Jessica Suriano. Particular due to Emily Patel and Aimee Baron.
Sound design by Joe Plourde. Transcription by Caleb Codding.