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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.

Mother admits pushing teenage daughter into abortion

Sally, who is the mother of a 15 year old girl having an abortion, said the following to an interviewer in an abortion clinic: “I think [her daughter] Debi’s decision was kind of swayed that way, to have an abortion. … Continue reading

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Abortion counseling manual instructs clinic worker to call abortion “loving”

In a book intended to teach abortion clinic workers how to counsel women, it gives the following as a sample conversation between a woman considering abortion and her counselor at the clinic: Counselor: …having an abortion does not mean that … Continue reading

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Feminist: nothing Supreme Court has done was as important as Roe v. Wade

Pro-choice activist Sylvia Law, referring to Roe V Wade: “… Nothing the Supreme Court has ever done has been more concretely important for women.” Sylvia a Law “Rethinking Sex and the Constitution” University of Pennsylvania Law Review 132.5 (1984) 973 … Continue reading

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Women used the word “baby” after their abortions

A pro-choice woman wrote the following after having an abortion: “I’ll never forget being with three women, or six women actually. When three of them woke up, they had a general anesthesia, three of them said such things as, “Where’s … Continue reading

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Post-Abortion woman wishes someone had stopped her

Pro-life author Richard Exley told the following story: “Some time ago I was speaking to a right to life rally. When I had finished, a young woman came to the front of the auditorium and asked to speak to the audience. … Continue reading

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Pro-Choicer compares premature baby to pig

Pro-Abortion activist Charles Hartshorne writes: “The nervous system of a very premature baby has been compared by an expert to that of a pig. And we know, if we know anything about this matter, that it is the nervous system that … Continue reading

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Woman pressured to abort allegedly unhealthy twin

A woman named Mary in Melbourne had a 10 week ultrasound that showed one of the twins in her womb was smaller than the other. The doctor suspected that the little boy was badly disabled. She writes: “This meant the … Continue reading

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Grandmother mourns her aborted child

A grandmother was pregnant herself when her 18-year-old son came to her and told her that his 17-year-old girlfriend was pregnant. Initially, it appeared that the girl planned to keep her baby. But her parents pressured her to have an … Continue reading

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Clinic worker: I cultivate disregard

One abortion clinic worker says: “There is a numbing sameness lurking in this job; the same questions, the same answers, even the same trembling tone in the voices… Still, I cultivate a certain disregard. It isn’t negligence, but I don’t … Continue reading

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They wouldn’t let me see the ultrasound

One woman named Mary who had an abortion says: “They [clinic workers] don’t go into specific detail. I think that would scare you and you would back out. I also was not allowed to see the screen during the ultrasound … Continue reading

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