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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.

Medical textbook calls pregnancy a “venereal disease”

William Brennan reveals that the medical textbook Williams Obstetrics says: “For some women pregnancy is a venereal disease.” Jack A Pritchard and Paul C McDonald Williams Obstetrics 15th ed. (New York: Appleton–Century–Crofts, 1976) 842   Share on Facebook

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Abortion doula remembers woman who walked out

Abortion doula Whitney, who comforts women while their babies are killed in abortions, had an abortion herself. She remembers a woman walking out: “She remembers that on the day of her own abortion, a patient walked out  – just decided she wasn’t … Continue reading

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We gave our baby a humane death- by dismemberment

A woman who has about 20 weeks pregnant had an abortion by D&E. her baby had kidney problems and would have needed a transplant. She says the D&E was “humane”: “[W]e chose to give our baby what we felt was … Continue reading

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Abortionist had drinking problem

Judy was an abortion clinic worker working for an abortionist who was always drunk. When she got pregnant with a wanted baby, the abortionist promised he would be sober when he delivered her baby. He had no problem being drunk when … Continue reading

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Aborted baby’s father encouraged an abortion

Leo Mara tells the story of his partner’s abortion: “Life in the mid-1960s was basically one continuous party. It was a pretty messed-up time, and there were a lot of drugs. I never got into heroin or anything like that, … Continue reading

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She would have named him Jude

A woman later came to deeply regret her abortion. She came up with a name for her baby. She would have named him Jude: “I’ve done a lot of “bad” things in my life. I’ve made choices that will forever … Continue reading

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Woman unhappy about being pregnant comes to love baby

A woman who wanted to have an abortion but changed her mind at the last minute didn’t think she could love her baby. She was unhappy about being pregnant. However, after her baby was born, her feelings changed. She says: … Continue reading

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Abby Johnson on Planned Parenthood abortion quotas

In a webcast by And Then There Were None, former Planned parenthood director Abby Johnson talks about Planned Parenthood abortion quotas: “There’s a quota for everything. So why wouldn’t there be a quota for abortion, right? Because that’s just another … Continue reading

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Father presses partner to abort, is later glad she didn’t

The following story about a man who demanded his partner abort his baby appeared in Make Me Your Choice by Cheryl Chew: “When I shared the news [of the pregnancy] with Ray that evening, he couldn’t believe my words. His first … Continue reading

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National Academy of Sciences on conception

From testimony before a Senate Subcommittee: In 2002, the National Academy of Sciences acknowledged that “in medical terms” the embryo is a “developing human from fertilization” onwards. Richard M Doerflinger, testimony before US Senate Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space, Committee … Continue reading

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