Rozalyn Farmer Love grew up Catholic, taught that abortions are categorically wrong. But the third-year medical student delved into women's health, meeting women in agonizing situations along the way, and realized that although "ending an unwanted pregnancy is a tragedy," it's far worse to deny "safe, competent care" to women, she writes in the Washington Post.
"The choices I saw women struggling with were forcing me to question my old convictions," Love explains. She was shocked to learn that pro-life groups' description of partial-birth abortion is "misleading and graphically politicized," and even more dismayed that her peers "were puzzled that a pro-choice group was talking about wanting to reduce abortions."
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