Abortion | A growing number of women are speaking up about the crippling effects abortion had on their bodies, hearts, and spirits
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 4/09/05, 12:00 am
By 5 p.m. on Jan. 24, the temperature in Washington, D.C., had dipped to a bone-numbing 13 degrees-so cold that, had more experienced activists not given Leslie Graves disposable hand-warmers to tuck into her boots, she might have fled indoors. Instead, the 49-year-old stay-home mother of three shivered near a small stage erected in front of the United States Supreme Court, waiting for her turn to tell a crowd of 250 about her abortion.