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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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Planned Parenthood calls pregnancy “a disease”

Planned Parenthood of New York City board member Dr. James Irwin: “We consider pregnancy a disease.” Alice Lake “For Teenagers Only: Confidential Birth Control Clinics Good Housekeeping June 1976, p 153 Quoted in: William Brennan The Abortion Holocaust: Today’s Final … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice activist calls unplanned pregnancy “an infection”

Pro-Life author William Brennan cited the following quote from a pro-abortion activist: Natalie Shainess, abortion advocate, called unplanned pregnancy an “unseen infection deep in the body.” Natalie Sainess “Abortion is No Man’s Business” Psychology Today May 1970, p 20 Quoted … Continue reading

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Psychiatrist compares abortion to amputation of a gangrenous limb

Pro-life author William Brennan cited the following quote: Psychiatrist Jerome M Kummer compared abortion to “an appendectomy for acute appendicitis or amputation to remove a gangrenous or cancerous limb.” Robert E. Hall, ed Abortion in a Changing World (New York … Continue reading

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Abortionist calls abortion “humane”

Abortionist Dr. Michael S Burnhill referred to abortion as: “A consistently high quality, humane service.” Michael S Burnhill “Humane Abortion Services: A Revolution in Human Rights and the Delivery of a Medical Service” Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 42 (September/October … 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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Pro-Choicer: Abortion is “positive social need”

Pro-Choice author Rosalind Petchesky, in Abortion and Woman’s Choice, says: “Rather than apologize for abortion, feminists must proclaim loudly—as they did in the late 1960s and the early 1970s—that access to safe, funded abortion is a positive social need of … Continue reading

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Abortion was like going to the dentist

From a woman who had an abortion: “It was so easy to arrange. It was so quick and efficient that it was very easy to turn off from the fact that you were having an abortion. It was probably less … Continue reading

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Woman calls her abortion “pleasant”

From a woman who had an abortion: “It was reasonably pleasant..…It only took three minutes. You come around virtually immediately. Just feeling a bit woozy. And then, there we were in the next room, in a row, like factory farming, … Continue reading

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“I like abortion” says pro-choicer

Pro-abortion advocate Sady Doyle comments on Katha Pollit’s idea that abortion is a great thing: Abortion saves lives, improves lives, and makes for a stronger society. ….Personally, I like abortion. I’ve never needed one. I’m still glad to have the option. … Continue reading

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