Category Archives: Abortion Counseling

Abortionist refuses to answer woman’s question

One woman who had an abortion asked the abortionist a question that he refused to answer: “I always wondered, you know. I asked if it was a boy or a girl. He said, ‘Why would you want to know?’ He … Continue reading

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Sometimes abortion doula uses the word “baby”

An abortion doula, who comforts women as they kill their babies, says: “I’ve been taught to follow the patient’s lead. If she calls it her baby, then I do too. But with the next patient, just as far along, it’s … Continue reading

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Woman sobs uncontrollably at crisis pregnancy center

The book Thank You for Saving My Life tells the tragic story of a pregnant young woman named Maddie, who was on her way to a crisis pregnancy center when her mother called: “When she reached the parking lot, her … Continue reading

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Guidebook for pregnant teenagers says crisis pregnancy centers lie

Anna Runkle, a former Planned Parenthood abortion counselor, wrote a guidebook for teens who are pregnant. The book was intended to help teens decide whether to carry their children to term or abort. In the book, she says: “When looking … Continue reading

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Woman angry at not being informed of abortion’s effects

A woman who had an abortion and wished that she had been warned about its aftereffects said: “I think there’s a little anger there, too, at the doctors that didn’t counsel, or that did it so off-handedly, and said, ‘No, … Continue reading

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Abortion worker: “I don’t say baby”

Abortion clinic worker Sallie Tisdale on what she says to women considering abortion: “…..I describe the procedure to come, using care with my language. I don’t say “pain” any more than I would say “baby.” Sallie Tisdale “We Do Abortions … Continue reading

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Woman lied to by abortion clinic, told the truth by pro-lifers

A pro-life author tells the following story: “In conducting interviews for this book, I was introduced to one young woman from the Southwest whose experience underscored the disinformation that comes from abortion clinics. As a single college student, Annie was … Continue reading

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Questions from a book on deciding whether to have abortion

The book Marjorie Skowronski “Abortion and Alternatives” is an abortion decision-making book. This is a paraphrase of a list of questions the book says those considering abortion should ask themselves: “Do I want to have a child now? Ever? What … Continue reading

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Some women wish to be pregnant, but don’t want to give birth

From a textbook used to train abortion clinic counselors: “There is a marked distinction between the wish to become pregnant and the wish to bring a live child into the world.” D. Pines A Woman’s Unconscious Use of her Body (London: … Continue reading

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Problems with information on abortion’s risks

Pro-lifer Mark Crutcher explains how information about the risks of abortion given to women at abortion clinics are often inaccurate, because all women get the same information regardless of how far along they are or what health problems they already … Continue reading

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