Why ‘Abortion Or Adoption’ Is Not An Equal Choice

Why ‘Abortion Or Adoption’ Is Not An Equal Choice
Why ‘Abortion Or Adoption’ Is Not An Equal Choice

Why ‘Abortion Or Adoption’ Is Not An Equal Choice

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During oral arguments last week in a major Supreme Court case, Justice Amy Coney Barrett brought up the idea of adoption as an alternative to abortion. But many people who choose not to have a child do not consider adoption and abortion equal and opposite choices, sociologist Gretchen Sisson tells NPR.

Plus, one woman shares her experience of relinquishing her rights as a parent.

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