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About Sarah

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.

Planned Parenthood worker: It’s a baby

An anonymous Planned Parenthood worker called Dr. Michael Brown’s “The Line of Fire” radio show.  She asked Brown whether God would ever forgive her for working in an abortion clinic. She then says:   “When I started working there they told … Continue reading

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Abortionist explains how few doctors want to prescribe abortion pill

When the abortion pill first became available, the FDA required general practitioners or other non-abortionists who prescribed it to have an agreement with an abortion provider to do a backup surgical abortion if the pills failed. One abortionist who runs … Continue reading

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“It wasn’t just getting rid of fetal tissue”

A woman considering an abortion did research on fetal development. She says: “I started doing some research. I went around the hospitals and I started to see all the latest equipment and scans and all the rest of it.… I … Continue reading

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Abortion rate among teens dropped from 39% to 14%

The number of abortions done on teenagers has dropped a great deal. The abortion rate among teens is much lower than it was. “Teens represented fewer than 14% of all abortions in 2011, compared to nearly 39% in 1980.” Brittany … Continue reading

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Woman’s partner curses at her when she tells him she’s pregnant

A woman who had an abortion describes what her partner said to her when she told him she was pregnant: “He called me a bitch. When I told him I was pregnant, he said, ‘You’re lying, you’re a lying bitch.’ … Continue reading

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Woman is grateful for her 3 abortions, but considers them “morally wrong”

In a study in the Journal of American Culture, one postabortion woman said the following: “I am extremely grateful for the choice I had in terminating three pregnancies. However, I believe they are morally wrong.” Helen Susan Edelman, “Safe to … Continue reading

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Textbook describes abortion method where child is born alive

A textbook documents a type of abortion where babies are removed alive. This type of abortion, performed like doing a C-section, is rarely done today, but has been done in the past. “After the first trimester, the traditional abortion technique … Continue reading

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Postabortion women say there was no counseling

From a study where numerous postabortion women were interviewed: “Most women report that there was no counseling available to them before or after their abortions.” Helen Susan Edelman, “Safe to Talk: Abortion Narratives as a Rite of Return,” Journal of American … Continue reading

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Father of child with down syndrome: I can’t imagine life without her

Writer Theo Malekin writes about his daughter, who has down syndrome: “Around 80 percent of women who get a positive test for Down syndrome still choose to have an abortion. Yet I cannot think of any parents of a child … Continue reading

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Post-abortion woman: I failed my daughter

From one woman who had an abortion: “I wanted to have that baby. I ‘knew’ it was a girl. I ‘knew’ she wanted to be born. I miss her, to this day I miss her. I was crying and very … Continue reading

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