There has been an unprecedented number of new restrictions (over 200 passed in state legislatures since 2011) to make it harder for women to make safe and rational decisions about a difficult personal choice: whether to have an abortion. Lauren Zuniga decided to voice her concerns about these laws in an open letter to lawmakers in her state, Oklahoma. Hear her out before you judge anyone.
TRIGGER WARNING: She describes moments of violence against women in this piece.
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