By Hannah Carter
There are some moments in your life that have such an impact, you are never the same. Your convictions and choices are forever colored by the impression, and it cannot be otherwise. This is my story of one of those moments . .
I was born in the early sixties in a time of social upheaval. When I was ten years old, the landmark Roe v Wade decision on abortion clouded our nation’s conscience and led the way for widespread acceptance of this atrocity around the world. In our small family, living in upstate New York, there was no such acceptance. [Editor’s note: ‘Roe v Wade’ was the decision made by the US Supreme Court on 22 January 1973 that, in effect, overturned all federal and state laws that forbade or restricted abortion.]