Susan Wicklund has been providing abortions in the United States for the past twenty years.
In the course of that time she has faced protests, death threats and attacks on her own daughter.
Today, abortion may be available in America but, as she tells Carrie Gracie, that right is under threat.
What's more, women are often still ashamed to talk about their own experiences of abortion.
So how does she deal with the ethical issues involved?
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First broadcast 5th September 2008
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