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The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich (1941)

Profession: American Author, Columnist

The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control.

Author: Ruth Bader Ginsberg


The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin (1929)

Profession: American Author

The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.

Author: John Paul II (1920)

Profession: Polish-Born Italian Pope

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.

Author: Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Profession: Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

Dread not infanticide; the crime is imaginary: we are always mistress of what we carry in our womb, and we do no more harm in destroying this kind of matter than in evacuating another, by medicines, when we feel the need.

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author