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The Abortion Clinic Escort Who Leads Patients Past Protesters

posted on February 15, 2013

At BuzzFeed, Anna North tells the story of an abortion clinic escort, a job which entails helping patients and staff enter the clinic safely through protests. She documents different insults suffered, and how they affected both the escort and the patients, as well as how the escort’s presence helped ease the patients’ nerves. “That was the best thing about the job: being able to turn the abortion stigma on its head by treating these patients like human beings.” 

Read at BuzzFeed