The Story of Carol Everett

In 1973, shortly after the passage of Roe v. Wade and under pressure from her husband, Carol Everett had an abortion. It would turn out to be a life-changing event for her, with ripple effects she could never have imagined.

Everett became so deeply depressed that, for a period of time, she saw a psychiatrist daily. When she felt ready to try and get her life together, she decided to change everything about it, hoping that would help. She left...


has covered family issues for over twenty years as a producer for CBS News and as a columnist. Currently a senior editor of Salvo, she has written for First Things, Touchstone, World Magazine and OneNewsNow.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #31, Winter 2014 Copyright © 2019 Salvo |