Second trimester abortion is “gruesome” says abortionist

Abortionist Richard Hausknecht on second trimester abortions:

“Any procedure at this stage is pretty gruesome. When I did second-trimester abortions, I did them late in the day, and when I’d get home, my wife would say, ‘You did one today, didn’t you?’ It would be all over my face.”

DEBORAH SONTAGDoctors Say It’s Just One WayNew York Times MARCH 21, 1997

A D&E is the most common method of abortion in the 2nd trimester. See diagram below:


Read an abortionists’ in-depth description of this type of abortion


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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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