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About Sarah

Sarah is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.

Abortion survivor Melissa Ohden tells her story

In a letter to Rep. Trent Franks, Melissa Ohden tells her story: “In August 1977, my biological mother, a 19-year-old college student, was forced to undergo a saline infusion abortion. My medical records from St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, … Continue reading

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Woman tells of forced abortion

Catherine Glenn Foster, president of Americans United for Life, was 19 when she had abortion. She changed her mind, but was forced by abortion workers to go through with the abortion: “I went into that center because I thought I … Continue reading

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Former abortion worker on how abortion affects workers

Joy Davis, a former abortion worker, wrote about her fellow clinic workers: “We don’t have conversations. Sometimes the employees faint. Sometimes they throw up. Sometimes they have to leave the room. It’s just problems that we deal with, but it’s … Continue reading

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Actor convinces couple not to have abortion

Eduardo Verastegui, who starred in the movie Bella, told the following story: “I decided to go to an abortion center to see if I could learn more about what women think and feel when faced with a crisis pregnancy and … Continue reading

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She would have had an abortion, but now she is grateful for her baby with down syndrome

Sherrill Rechner found out her son had down syndrome after he was born, and was angry she hadn’t had a chance to abort him: “The geneticist calls. No, I don’t want to speak to her. I am furious with her, … Continue reading

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Most minors’ judicial bypasses are granted, says pro-abortion manual

A manual for pro-choice activists published in the 1980s says that most of the time, judges grant minors’ judicial bypass requests. When a pregnant teen wants an abortion without her parents’ knowledge in a state that has parental notification or … Continue reading

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Abortion “haunts ” woman who aborted as a teenager

Polly had an abortion when she was 14. “I often wonder how my mum and dad felt at my getting rid of their grandchild. That does haunt me — but it’s something we don’t talk about any more.” JOAN BAKEWELL … Continue reading

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Post-Abortive woman tells her story

“I had to wait for the abortion because they said that I was only two weeks past my period and that I had to wait two weeks before I could get scheduled. Before leaving, I asked two questions: Will it … Continue reading

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Abortionist: My life would have been “dull” without abortion

Late Abortionist Jane Hodgson writes about why she was glad she got involved in pro-abortion advocacy and performing abortions: “I think in many ways I’ve been lucky to have been part of this. If I hadn’t gotten involved, I would … Continue reading

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Abortionist: pro-choice people don’t like it when you talk

Late term abortionist Warren Hern said in an interview: “The pro-choice people don’t like it when you talk about how it really feels to do this work.” John Richardson “The Last Abortionist” The Guardian, January 23, 2010 Share on Facebook

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