Why Your Defence of the 8th Amendment Breaks My Heart

When I was 17 years old I found out that I was 9 weeks pregnant and I didn’t tell a soul. It’s one in the morning, I’m sat on my bathroom floor next to the toilet because I feel like I’m going to be sick again, with my feet against the door in case anyone in the house wakes up. I’ve spent the last of my money on a pregnancy test and I’ve waited for hours for everyone to go to bed. It’s been 3 minutes that have felt like 3 hours. I can’t bring myself to look. I...

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