The subject still solicits strong reactions on either side.
The Pregnancy Resource Center in Bend provides services for those who are pregnant.
Director, Eileen Fahlgren, says she's seeing attitudes change.
"Well, I'm really positive about it . We've learned a lot ofver the last forty years. We've learned the consequneces of abotion, emotionally, physically and spiritually. I think we're headed in a positive direction. people are starting to undestand a lot about it. Forty years ago we didn't understand the choices, many, including myself then come to regret that choice."
Fahlgren says she carried anger and depression around regarding her abortions for thirty years, until she got some help to work through her feelings on the issue.
She now hopes to prevent other women from going through that by telling her story.
The latest polls show 70 percent of Americans would not like to see Roe versus Wade overturned.