Category Archives: Abortion Counseling

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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Pregnant teen asks Planned Parenthood “is it a baby?”

When Carolyn Kasdorf became pregnant as a teenager, she was afraid to let anyone at her Christian school or church know. Also, her parents had always warned her not to come home pregnant. So she turned to Planned Parenthood for … Continue reading

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Clinic worker said “It’s just tissue” to woman 20 weeks pregnant

Linda Keener Thomas remembers what she was told by the abortion clinic she called. She was pregnant and in college: “Abortion seemed to be my only choice. It would solve everything. So I called a clinic for information and asked … Continue reading

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Doctor pressures woman with German Measles to abort

From an author who observed abortions and did research on abortion: “It can happen that it is the doctor who is arguing for an abortion and the patient who is trying to make a case against it. “I don’t really … Continue reading

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Former abortion worker on abortion options

From one former abortion worker: “In my facilities, I always gave options counseling. Of course you make the abortion the most appealing. I told them about adoption and about foster care and about (when there was welfare) assistance. The typical … Continue reading

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Abortionist; the baby isn’t developed yet

Dr. Roslyn Stephens, abortionist, said the following to a patient identified as Leslie: “This one, you know you’re only six weeks, you know the foetus is only tiny- it’s not developed yet.” Mary Kenny Abortion: The Whole Story (London: Quartet … Continue reading

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Counseling for adoption in abortion clinics

Dr. Shirley Bond, an anesthetist who works in an abortion clinic, writes about the lack of counseling for adoption in the abortion clinic where she works. “I think the counseling for adoption is abysmal – it’s virtually nonexistent. Sometimes adoption … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood told me my baby was “just tissue”

One woman named Patti M tells her abortion story: “John [the baby's father] suggested we get married and keep the baby. I wanted to wait and do it right. I counseled with a woman at a Planned Parenthood clinic and … Continue reading

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“No counselors spoke to me” at Planned Parenthood

A woman describes the lack of counseling at Planned Parenthood “Inside, I signed in and paid the fee. No counselors spoke to me and soon I was ushered into a cold, stark room with bare walls. I was lying on … Continue reading

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Abortion clinic: “don’t come back here” if you have a problem

A mother who accompanied her daughter to and abortion clinic described the “counseling” they gave – and their command not to return to the clinic if she had complications. “A middle-aged woman called Sheri’s name and we followed her into … Continue reading

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