Sen. Gary Peters for the first time opened up about his personal experience with abortion in an Elle interview published Monday.
The Michigan Democratic incumbent shared details of the abortion his then-wife underwent in her second trimester to save her life. Peters went public with the story as his re-election campaign continues and Senate hearings begin for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
My story is one that’s tragically shared by so many Americans.
It’s a story of gut-wrenching and complicated decisions — but it’s important for folks to understand families face these situations every day.https://t.co/VA3VDbjWrO
— Gary Peters (@GaryPeters) October 12, 2020
In the 1980s, Peters first wife, Heidi, was four months pregnant with their second child when