I am a 33 year old divorced woman,
who has four children and a live-in boyfriend. I just found out I am pregnant
again and have already made the appointment for an abortion. I came to this conclusion
much to the dismay of my best friend. I am comfortable with the knowledge that
for financial, physical, and emotional reasons I choose not to have this baby.
I also thank God I live in a country that gives me that options. I am not
looking forward to the protesters that I have been warned about but I am prepared,
I have made my peace with myself and God and that is what is important to me.
27 January 1999
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in the 1990 Census, women employed full-time (49 or more weeks per year) earned
a median annual wage of $18,780 compared to men who earned a median annual wage
- Institute for Women's Policy Research