Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012

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Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. 

On the heels of headline-sparking laws out of Georgia and Alabama almost banning abortions, ladies have taken to social media to share their private tales together with the hashtag, #YouKnowMe. The hashtag seemingly started with Busy Tonight’s Busy Philipps, who shared her expertise together with her viewers on final Tuesday’s present. “The statistic is one in 4 ladies can have an abortion earlier than age 45,” the star stated final week. “That statistic generally surprises folks, and perhaps you are sitting there pondering, ‘I do not know a girl who would have an abortion.’ Properly, you recognize me.” She stated she had an abortion when she was 15 years previous. 

On Thursday, fellow actress Amber Tamblyn joined the prevalent dialog on-line, tweeting, “In 2012, I had an abortion.”

The star continued, “It was one of many hardest selections I’ve ever needed to make. I nonetheless give it some thought to today. However these truths don’t make me remorse my resolution. It was the best selection for me, at the moment in my life. I’ve not a single doubt about this. #YouKnowMe.”

Once I was youthful I…#YouKnowMe https://t.co/OHSXaPZGTt

— Minka Kelly (@minkakelly) Might 16, 2019

Together with the identical hashtag, Minka Kelly additionally spoke out towards the controversial laws and wrote about her story. “Once I was youthful I had an abortion. It was the neatest resolution I may’ve made, not just for myself & my boyfriend on the time, but additionally for this unborn fetus,” Kelly stated.

“For a child to’ve been born to 2 folks — too younger and utterly ailing outfitted—with no means or assist from household, would have resulted in a toddler born into an pointless world of battle. Having a child at the moment would have solely perpetuated the cycle of poverty, chaos and dysfunction I used to be born into. Forcing a toddler to be born to a mom who is not prepared, is not financially steady, was raped, a sufferer of incest (!!), is not doing that theoretical baby any favors.”

 

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