Op-Ed: Sen. Kennedy Understands the Need to Protect Women's Health (The Buffalo News)
by Corinne Carey
When I first started working at the New York Civil Liberties Union, I wanted to explain to my devoutly Catholic mother why I was working to ensure that New York women have access to the full realm of reproductive health care, including access to abortion. I gave her Jennifer Baumgardner’s “Abortion & Life,” which tells the stories of women who have had abortions and all the varied and complex and heartbreaking reasons they do so.
After reading the book, my mom told me something I will never forget: “I never thought about the women.”