I’m so sorry for your experience. No woman should have to go through the pain that you went through. You are right, the law is changing and it’s not in the right direction. I’m glad you wrote this article to help people see the impact of this kind of legislation.
As a buddhist, I’m hesitant to think any life should be ended at all. I was even judgmental about someone’s abortion once. But, in your case, there are reasons that you should not have to explain.
In our society, too often, women are not heard on these issues. A certain class of men will support these causes only when it benefits them. I think too often women’s realities are not understood by the masses. This kind of essays shine light on women’s realities that hopefully can spark understanding and change.