NBC’s TODAY.com marks Father’s Day with abortion plea: ‘I wouldn’t be a father without an abortion’

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The website for NBC’s TODAY show honored Father’s Day weekend this year with a story about how abortion helped eight different dads “become the dads they are today. “.

TODAY.com reporter Danielle Campoamor began by emphasizing the urgency of her own article, writing, “Eight dads share how abortion helped them become the fathers they are today, on this which experts believe will be the last Father’s Day before the Supreme Court issues a decision that would overturn Roe against Wade.”

After recounting some details about the leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion on abortion and how the court is “on the verge of overturning Roe v Wade”, Campoamor explained that TODAY issued a call on social media “asking fathers to share how abortion has shaped their lives”.

Each of the gentlemen who responded to the inquiry said their family life wouldn’t have worked out so well if it hadn’t been for an abortion they had earlier in life.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Abortion rights activists gather outside a Catholic church in midtown Manhattan to voice support for women's right to choose on May 07, 2022 in New York City.  Protests at the Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral, which take place weekly and where a small number of anti-abortion activists worship, have been given added urgency following the recent leak of the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe v.  Wade.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 07: Abortion rights activists gather outside a Catholic church in midtown Manhattan to voice support for women’s right to choose on May 07, 2022 in New York City. Protests at the Basilica of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which take place weekly and where a small number of anti-abortion activists worship, have been given added urgency following the recent leak of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v. Wade.
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First gentleman Andrew – who has a five-year-old son – told the outlet: “I wouldn’t be a father without an abortion.” He explained that he and his wife had abortions in previous relationships and that when they revealed themselves to each other during their relationship, they found a connection and support with each other. other.

“If we hadn’t been able to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, we wouldn’t be happily married with a 5-year-old. It would have taken our two lives in completely different directions,” he said, adding more later, “abortion has allowed me to live my life and make the choices I think everyone should make.”

Simon, who has a two-year-old child, told TODAY he and his wife had ‘an unplanned pregnancy which we decided to abort’ earlier in their marriage. “Not carrying that first pregnancy to term was the right choice for us, and it allowed us to become people who were finally ready to be parents,” he said.

Garin, who has a young daughter and currently runs a pro-abortion non-profit group called Patient Forward, described how his wife had two abortions before their “healthy pregnancy”. He said: “About a month or two after my wife had her abortion, she was able to get pregnant again. So we really wouldn’t have the child we have today if she hadn’t been able to access abortion care.”

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Jacob of Washington, who has two children, told the outlet that his wife had an abortion the week he was arrested for misdemeanor assault and resisting arrest while drinking. “My wife made the decision to fire. It wasn’t one-sided, but she had my full support. I wasn’t able to be there for her, nor did she want me to be – and I understood why this position. We were separated fathers more than we had ever been,” he said.

Jacob added: “But I was very lucky. The abortion gave me the time and space to sort myself out. And it allowed us to take the time we needed to heal our relationship and our family.”

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. A TODAY.com article lamented that the court was "about to overturn Roe v.  Wade."

The Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. A TODAY.com article lamented that the court was “on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade.”
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A father of two, Allen shared how he and his wife couldn’t make room for a third child in their family. “Together we decided to terminate the pregnancy. I was so grateful. It’s hard to imagine how we could have put the pieces together with a third child,” he said, before confessing that he is “horrified at the thought of the end of Roe against Wade.”

Peter from Massachusetts explained that he had two abortions, one with a former partner and one with his current wife. Of the first, he claimed, “I also wouldn’t have found my wife and I wouldn’t have been the most emotionally mature father I am to my child”, and of the second, he claimed, “The foreseeable exhaustion, resentment and discord that would have come with a second child that we weren’t ready for would have been detrimental not only to me and my wife, but also to my current child.”

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Roy from Colorado didn’t provide many details about his “son’s” abortion, he simply said, “In my son’s case, what we ultimately faced was really just when he would die. There was no if. Those kinds of decisions are something no one ever wants to face.”

He added: “My appreciation for the healthy, happy children we have is reinforced by the one we have lost.”

An anti-abortion activist holds a doll during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v.  Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

An anti-abortion activist holds a doll during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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And Andrew from Washington praised his wife’s abortion she had just before meeting him. He said: “If she hadn’t shown courage in what I can only imagine was a really difficult decision, we wouldn’t have our beautiful children and the life we ​​have today.”

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