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An Open Letter to Lena Dunham

Lena,

I have never heard your name before today. I had no idea who you were, and no idea what you stood for. I did not know about your background, nor did I care. Today, this has changed. I now know your name, and I know what you stand for and what you stand against. I wanted to take the time to write a short letter addressing the things that you have said. I realize that you will likely never see this letter. Even if you do, it is unlikely that you will take the time to try to understand things from my perspective. That is fine. That is your choice, and I will respect that. What I cannot respect is the mass murder of innocent children. You refer to this as abortion.

You have stated that there is a stigma that goes along with abortion, and that you feel as though you have added to this stigma by not having an abortion yourself. All due respect, I think that you are missing the point. A stigma is defined as "a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or p…