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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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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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Abortion workers horrified after seeing intact baby

An abortion clinic worker described what happened at the abortion clinic when aborted baby came out whole and not dismembered and mutilated: “We had someone pretty much deliver [her aborted baby before the procedure was underway] – and [the baby] … Continue reading

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Abortion worker finds job “draining and exhausting”

One abortion clinic worker said the following in a book on abortion counseling intended to be read by abortion workers : “I find [working in the abortion clinic] draining and exhausting, I become tired to the point where I do … Continue reading

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Nurse who assisted with abortions still has nightmares

A nurse who assisted in abortions still has nightmares 20 years later: “I have never had an abortion, but I am an RN who feels as if I have had one… emotionally. I assisted with them for 10 years. After … Continue reading

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Clinic worker: I cultivate disregard

One abortion clinic worker says: “There is a numbing sameness lurking in this job; the same questions, the same answers, even the same trembling tone in the voices… Still, I cultivate a certain disregard. It isn’t negligence, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Abortionist has “personnel problem” with late term abortions

An abortionist describes a problem he has with doing second trimester D&E abortions: “The only problem is a personnel problem. It’s an unattractive method because you have to morselate [that is, cut into small pieces] the fetus, and then remove … Continue reading

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Doctor explains why he does not do abortions

Dr. Aaron Sacks trained to do abortions, but after residency, decided not to do them. He explains why: “Since finishing residency, I have never done any abortions. I think it has to do with – as much as I would … Continue reading

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Abortion worker has nightmares after counting fetal parts

Former abortion worker Jewels Green describes the nightmare she had while she was working abortion clinic: “After an abortion, the instrument tray was passed through the window in the wall into the autoclave room. The other thing that passed through was … Continue reading

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Doctor weighs pros and cons of D&E procedure

In an article in the Lancet, a doctor explains that a D&E procedure (where the baby is dismembered in utero) is easier for a woman to undergo than an induction abortion, where the woman has to go through labor. He says: … Continue reading

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