Abortion supporter compares babies to mold and weeds

Patricia Beninato, founder of the now defunct site Imnotsorry.net, where women wrote positive stories about their abortions, said:

Yes, a fetus is alive. But weeds are life and mold is life and bugs are life and we destroy those on a regular basis. Pro-lifers want to give the impression that abortion is someone ripping a full-term baby out of a woman’s womb and dashing its brains out against the nearest wall, when in actuality the average abortion-nearly 90 percent-is done within the first trimester.

Lynn Vincent “Victims of their own choice” World Magazine April 09, 20

Even in the first trimester, at 10 weeks, the baby is far from being mold. He or she is a fully developed child.


Even at the average time most abortions are done, the embryo is far more developed than Beninato acknowledges. 



This is what is left behind in the average abortion at 7 weeks:


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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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