Category Archives: Truth Aborted

Post-Abortion woman from Texas: I was not informed

In an amicus brief submitted in the Supreme Court case WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT, an affidavit was submitted that told the stories of post-abortion women. One testimony is: “I was not [informed of the nature and consequences of abortion]. All they … Continue reading

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Most illegal abortions in the 60s were done by doctors

Abortion researcher Christopher Tietze: “In the 1960s, a substantial proportion of illegal abortions in the United States were performed by physicians, including some highly experienced practitioners.” Family Planning Perspectives, May/June 1975 Quoted in Kevin Sherlock The Scarlet Survey (Akron, Ohio: … Continue reading

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Abortion worker: if you wanted this baby, you wouldn’t be crying

Author Bayla Ostrach interviewed abortion workers and women seeking abortions. She wrote about an abortion clinic worker named Jorge. Jorge “counseled” women who were ambivalent about going through with their abortions. Ostrach writes that Jorge: “routinely tells women “if this were a pregnancy … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood director says illegal abortionists used “good technique”

Planned Parenthood medical director Alan Guttmacher said, in 1960: “Illegal medical abortionists operate in several different ways. Usually they are listed in the medical bluebook under disguised designations… They demand prepayment in cash… The technique of the well–accredited criminal abortionist … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood: continuing a pregnancy can be selfish

In Planned Parenthood’s Abortion: A Woman’s Guide, meant to inform a woman about her abortion options, it says: “… No matter how firmly a woman feels that abortion is the best choice for her, she almost surely will also feel some … Continue reading

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Abortion worker refuses to show ultrasound, won’t answer questions

One woman tells the story of her abortion: “I had an abortion 11 years ago. I had just turned 21. I was in college and I had been with a long term boyfriend, who I lived with for 3 years. … Continue reading

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Former abortion worker: we didn’t show ultrasound

Former abortion clinic worker Jo Ann Appleton says her clinic performed ultrasounds only when the woman requested it. “We didn’t show it to them. The idea was to keep their anxiety at a lower level.” Mark Stricherz “Bonding with Baby: Why Ultrasound … Continue reading

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Teen incest victim was not helped by her abortion

Kate, who was molested and raped by her father, became pregnant by him, decided to get an abortion. She was far advanced in her pregnancy when she went to the abortion facility: “In fact no-one ever asked me the identity … Continue reading

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Former abortion worker: I was told I was spending too much time with women

A former abortion clinic worker was told to spend less time talking to women in the abortion clinic: “I was often reprimanded for spending too much time talking to the girls on the phone or in counseling. Their philosophy was … Continue reading

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Survey: most post-abortion women wouldn’t want to abort again

The post-abortion organization, Open Arms, has been gathering information from abortive women since 1986. These items from their ongoing survey reflect data released in the spring of 1997: Reason for Abortion Social: 82% Economic: 9% Health: 5% Life: 1% Rape: … Continue reading

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