Abortionist admits some of his patients regretted their abortions

A doctor who did illegal abortions in the 1930s wrote in his 1939 book:

“… I have performed operations later regretted by the women when they wanted children and for some reason could not have them. That has made me more careful.”

Martin Avery Confessions of an Abortionist: Intimate Sidelights on the Secret Humor, Sorrow, Drama and Tragedy in the Experience of a Doctor Whose Profession It Is to Perform Illegal Operations (AJ Cornell Publications, 1939) 29 – 30

Note: Martin Avery is a pseudonym

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Sarah Terzo is a pro-life writer and blogger. She is on the board of The Consistent Life Network and PLAGAL +

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