I don’t remember how old I was the first time I wrote a letter to my State Senator. I do know that there were quite a few and they covered of myriad of issues that in my young mind were the most important issues in the world. Usually regarding animals, development amid the foothills around my hometown, high traffic areas where there needed to be a stop sign, and of course a women’s right to choose.
I don’t really remember learning about Roe v Wade. I don’t know if it was explained to me by my mom after seeing something on the news or after a day of shopping at the mall and seeing the sporadic pro-life protesters outside the women’s health clinic nearby. Or if it was simply a piece of history learned at school. What I remember is just always knowing it was there and always knowing that it was sacred. More