Woman films her own abortion, posts video to Facebook

Screen Shot 2014-05-07 at 10.38.35 AMA woman’s clinic counselor in New Jersey to film her own abortion and post the video online as a away to show support to other women  who undergo the procedure.

Emily Letts, 25, works as a patient advocate at the Cherry Hill Women’s Shelter, PIX 11 reports. She decided she was not ready to take care of a child and wanted the abortion.

The video is not graphic and lasts about 5 minutes. Letts appears calm throughout.

In a column for Cosmopolitan, Letts writes that after she uploaded her video to Facebook she received many hateful comments.

“I got ‘You’re a Nazi.’ ‘You deserve to die.’ You killed your baby,” Letts writes. “Just so much blind hatred without knowing who I am or what I’m about.”

Despite some negative comments, Letts said she loves the video and has received a lot of support.

 

4 comments

  • Cynthia Dalessandro

    I admire this brave young woman’s ability to share her experience. I think her decision was right for her and she knew it was right for her life. Being a mother is not a job or responsibility for everyone. You have to want to commit to a child, always put them before yourself. You can’t enforce love. It must come naturally. If you are not ready, you are not ready.She has a right to decide how her life will proceed.

  • HC

    The woman wants us to understand who she is and what she’s about. Ok, I’ll take a shot at it…she’s an irresponsible adult who couldn’t be bothered to use birth control, and when pregnancy resulted, she decided she wasn’t ready to take care of a child and discarded it like garbage. She wants us to understand her, but cares nothing for the person her child may have become. How’d I do?

  • Michelle

    Okay, well to start off, this was disgusting. Absolutely putrid. Second, this woman should not be allowed another child because at some point that child may be inconvenient. Who are you to play grim reaper?

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