The Forced-Birth Baby Market is Here

Amber Fraley
4 min readDec 1, 2022
Photo by Toro Tseleng on Unsplash

The New York Times just published a disturbing, well-written article about forced birth and its horrifying consequences in the US. At sixteen years old, Giselle was a girl from a poor, dysfunctional home, who went before a judge to ask for an abortion as a minor without parental permission. She made a point to appear pulled-together, as though she was a good kid who’d made a mistake and wanted to finish high school. She knew…

Amber Fraley

1Writing about abortion rights, mental illness, trauma, narcissistic abuse & survival, politics. Journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.