Man becomes pro-life after seeing “tissue sample”

Jim Caley decided to get involved in the pro-life movement after he saw the body of a preborn baby at the lab where he worked:

“Jim spoke of working in a lab where one day he was sent into a storage room to get a tissue sample and there saw a perfect baby in a jar of formaldehyde – another “tissue sample.” That event affected his heart and thinking to where he was drawn to oppose abortion more actively.”

James H Trott Was That Thunder? A Memoir of Pro-Life Rescue, 1988 – 1997 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Oak and Yew Press, 2015) 123

it is not clear whether this baby was aborted or stillborn, but the child was being handled simply as another specimen, with no recognition of his or her humanity.


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Author: Sarah

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

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