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By Roz Luther

Abortion must be left to the woman

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

Make no mistake! For those controlling the Republican Party, a Supreme Court that overturns legal abortion is top priority. Their convention platform gives no exception for rape or incest.

Nothing is more life-changing than having a child. It affects a girl’s entire family. How can this be something we force a woman to do? A short lapse in judgment can alter all her dreams and may be heartbreaking for her parents, too. If you’re “pro-life,” I challenge you to be pro-the girl’s life! She has already had 13 to 30 years invested in her. Why is that worth less than a fetus?

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