My own views on abortion are anchored mostly in my experience with pregnancy. I was a doting partner, but those nine months made it abundantly clear that my burden was not Kenyatta's burden. It didn't matter that my heart was in it--there were simply places, on account of biology, that I could not go.

I have a good friend who almost died in the process of pregnancy. I am not willing to instruct people to carry a burden, that I can not. I will not do it.  Andrew's recent of dispatches from people who've grappled with abortion, have only reinforced that for me. Read them here, here, here, here, here and here.

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