Jennifer Lawrence announced that she almost had an abortion in her 20s.
In the October issue of Fashion, The hunger Games The 32-year-old actress said she “100 percent intended” to go through with the procedure when she suffered a miscarriage.
Years later while shooting Don’t look upShe became pregnant again and suffered another miscarriage. At the time, Lawrence underwent dilatation and curettage (D&C) — “a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated so that the lining of the uterus can be scraped with a curette to remove abnormal tissue,” according to the Johns Hopkins website Medicine.
The Oscar winner reflected on the Supreme Court’s June 2022 decision to overturn her Roe v. calfa ruling that means abortion is no longer protected at the federal level.
“I remember thinking about it a million times during my pregnancy. I’ve been thinking about the things that have happened to my body. And I had a great pregnancy. I had a very happy pregnancy. But every single second of my life was different,” she told the outlet. “And sometimes the thought occurred to me: What if I was forced to do this?”
The new mum, who shares son Cy with husband Cooke Maroney, added that she is baffled by parents who don’t see the need for stricter gun laws.
“I’m raising a little boy who will go to school one day. Guns are the number one killer of children in the United States. And people still vote for politicians who get money from the NRA, my mind,” she said. “I mean, if Sandy Hook didn’t change anything? We as a nation just said, okay! We allow our children to lay down their lives for our right to a Second Amendment written over 200 years ago.”
A gunman killed 20 children and six adults in the 2012 attack on the Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut, the deadliest elementary school shooting in US history.
That silver linings Playbook Star was born in Indian Hills, Kentucky into a conservative family. She admitted they were difficult to discuss political issues with and said she had “unleashed text messages” in the past but never received a response.
“And then I feel bad and send a photo of the baby,” she noted.
That said, Lawrence “can’t fuck anymore with people who aren’t political anymore,” she told the magazine. “You live in the United States of America. You have to be political. It’s too bad. Politics kills people.”
In October 2021 the Red Sparrow Actress and friend Amy Schumer attended the Rally for Abortion Justice in Washington DC. Lawrence was photographed holding a sign that read, “Women cannot be free unless they control their bodies,” while Schumer said, “Abortion is essential.”
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https://www.newsweek.com/jennifer-lawrence-abortion-miscarriage-vogue-interview-1740519 Jennifer Lawrence ‘intended’ to have an abortion before suffering a miscarriage