Abortion worker: if you wanted this baby, you wouldn’t be crying

Author Bayla Ostrach interviewed abortion workers and women seeking abortions. She wrote about an abortion clinic worker named Jorge. Jorge “counseled” women who were ambivalent about going through with their abortions. Ostrach writes that Jorge:

“routinely tells women “if this were a pregnancy you could continue, you wouldn’t be here crying, right?”

Bayla Ostrach Health Policy in a Time of Crisis: Abortion, Austerity, and Access (New York: Rutledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2017) 52

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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