Anti-abortion demonstrators and volunteer clinic escorts are seen outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. on Aug. 26, 2017. The volunteer escorts wear vests to identify themselves.

Last clinic standing

Updated 9:36 AM ET, Tue November 14, 2017

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Louisville, Kentucky (CNN)Dona Wells vividly remembers when abortions were illegal. When women had little choice after their contraceptive failed.

When some took their chances on dangerous abortions performed by amateurs or even themselves.
That could become reality again in her home state of Kentucky.
"I think we've just come in a full circle," said Wells, who worked at Kentucky's first recognized abortion clinic in 1974 -- one year after Roe v. Wade legalized abortions nationwide.
Dona Wells co-founded EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville in 1981. EMW is now the last abortion clinic in Kentucky.