Category Archives: Anti-Choice Abortions

Doctor: Pressure women to abort for the “social good”

Dr. Harry Harris in Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion: “In traditional societies, the doctors should only be concerned with the welfare of their patients. But in these changing social times, some may take a wider view of their responsibilities. They may, … Continue reading

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Abortion “poisoned marriage” and led to divorce

From one woman who had an abortion: “I sit alone in my rented flat, work full time to keep myself occupied, and think of the child who would be 7 ½ now if we had allowed it to live,” recalls … Continue reading

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Mother forces incest victim to have abortion

Ruth, who became an alcoholic after she aborted her baby, describes forcing her teenage daughter to have an abortion years later: “I continued drinking and my husband took custody of the kids. He got drunk one night, molested my daughter … Continue reading

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Woman pressured into abortion: “our love turned to dust”

Writer Mary Kenny wrote about a woman whose partner pressured her into an abortion. She says: “When I said I was pregnant,” wrote one young woman, “It just didn’t seem to register with my lover. “Well, you can get rid of it, can’t … Continue reading

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Husband insists on abortion, wife regrets it

From a woman who had an abortion: “I was married: I was married to a man I loved. It’s no good crying poverty to me because I’ve been poor all my life until relatively recently. I knew that his mother … Continue reading

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Study finds 48% of postabortion women were coerced

Jessica Stanton writes about a study on how postabortion women were coerced into abortions: “In a study conducted by Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, Dr. Ian Gentles, and Dr. Elizabeth Ring–Cassidy published in 2013 in Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women, the authors asked … Continue reading

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Counselor: parents force teens to have abortions

JoAnne Crough, professional counselor at Meier Clinics office in Pittsburgh, discusses coerced abortion:: “This happens more often than you might think. In most cases it’s the teen or woman’s parents who suggest this way of dealing with the pregnancy. They … Continue reading

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Abortion worker: Sometimes men come to force women

An abortion clinic worker said: Some men come in to be supportive, but some come to make sure the woman has the abortion – in other words to keep up the pressure on her. Another abortion worker states: Some of … Continue reading

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Woman asks to be denied an abortion

Author Mary Kenny, who did much research for her book on abortion, tells the following story of a woman who begged to be denied an abortion: “Please refuse me an abortion,” begged a 26 year-old, pregnant with her third child, to … Continue reading

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Nurse pressures woman with kidney stones to abort baby

A woman named Valerie Finnegan told the following story in a comment on a Live Action article: They lie about what abortion really is- routinely, and sometimes they do worse. I was in the ER for kidney stones when I … Continue reading

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