Lisa, a 45-year-old writer, poses for a portrait in her home in, Massachusetts October 13, 2012. Lisa says she became pregnant and had two abortions when she was in her 30's. "All I kept hearing was, ... more 
Lisa, a 45-year-old writer, poses for a portrait in her home in, Massachusetts October 13, 2012. Lisa says she became pregnant and had two abortions when she was in her 30's. "All I kept hearing was, 'I will never love you and I will never love this baby.' ' When I looked down the road five years, 10 years, 15 years, 20 years, I didn't see any happiness in this child's life. I wanted the baby. I knew that I could love it and I could give it certain things, but hate is a powerful emotion to overcome in a child's life. Not being wanted is a very powerful emotion in a child's life. You can do a lot of damage to a child with that feeling. I couldn't inflict that kind of pain on a child - knowing what that felt like... So I agreed to terminate the pregnancy... After some while' I said 'Look, if you didn't want children you should have controlled your - fully controlled - your reproduction.' And that's what upsets me so much about when I hear the abortion debate now, is that I don't hear any part of that at all - there's nothing about men needing to control their reproduction. Because it's almost like women enjoy having abortions. It's like it's a cavalier decision," Lisa said. Picture taken October 13, 2012. REUTERS/Allison Joyce (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) less 
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Thu, Sep 19, 2013 10:23 AM EDT