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Rachel Charlene Lewis
October 20, 2016 2:04 pm

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding abortions. And things only get even more confused when you start talking about late term abortions. Last night at the final presidential debate, Donald Trump criticized those who get late-term abortions. Trump said that if Hillary Clinton becomes the president, babies will be “ripped” from their parent’s wombs. But that’s not how late-term abortions actually work.

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Instead of showing sympathy for those who have late-term abortions, Donald Trump perpetuated myths about abortions that only make it harder for pregnant people to get the healthcare that they deserve. And one woman is taking a stand. Following the debate, Alyson Draper opened up about her late term abortion on Facebook, and it quickly went viral. With 60k shares and nearly 50k likes, it’s a post that really hit hard for a lot of people, and it makes sense. The post is vulnerable and non-judgmental, and it really makes humanizes those who have abortions.

Draper wrote,

It wasn’t an easy decision.

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Contrary to what Trump said, she explained that the abortion was gentle.

She continued,

Finally, she begged,

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And we’re cheering on this amazing woman for sharing her experience with late term abortion. She’s so brave, and we so appreciate her stepping forward to raise awareness of how late term abortions actually happen.

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