By Sarah Terzo “I am an atheist and a rationalist…Abortion is a traumatic life event; that is, it involves loss, it involves grief, it involves difficulties. And the trauma may, in fact, predispose people to having mental illness.” Prof. David M. Fergusson, Christchurch Health and Development Study, commenting on research he directed, interviewed on Australian …Continue reading "The emotional turmoil following an abortion"
By Sarah Terzo A woman who had an abortion wrote: “I was only 18 at the time and at that time I had no idea that would be my only opportunity to have a child. I did have a few minor gynecological problems and I am not sure if they are directly related to my …Continue reading "Post-abortion woman laments she destroyed her only chance of being a mother"
Would undermine narrative that helped repeal pro-life 8th Amendment By Life Institute Last week, the British media reported on the tragic case of Mrs. Reeta Saidha who died after a delayed diagnosis of sepsis during miscarriage. An inquest into her death at Basildon Hospital heard that Mrs. Saidha was 15 weeks pregnant when her waters …Continue reading "Irish media will not report on this tragic case of a British woman who died after a delayed diagnosis of sepsis during miscarriage"
“How ironic that Aisha died at the hands of the first abortion centre where pro-lifers are no longer allowed to offer life-saving help.” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A woman who died following a late-stage abortion procedure was discharged from the clinic despite vomiting and swaying so much she looked “drunk,” …Continue reading "Woman bled to death after British abortion clinic sent her home “vomiting and swaying”"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Last week, we began a series on abortion’s negative health consequences bases on a report by bioethicist Dr. Gregory Pike for the British pro-life group, the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC). The report itself appears here. Part One looked at evidence that …Continue reading "Abortion’s Negative Impact on Women’s Health— Effects on Women and Subsequent Children: Part Three"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Why do pro-abortionists come …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists resolute that abortion is trouble-free and devoid of complications"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research This analysis appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Along with all other columns, news stories, and commentaries, Dr. O’Bannon’s story can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMay2016.pdf. Please forward this story and the link to the entire issue to your …Continue reading "Meta-analysis Confirms Abortion’s Connection to Subsequent Preterm Deliveries"
By Dave Andrusko It’ll be a while before I have a chance to see it, but “Hush” is already beginning to create some buzz about the much under-publicized, unfairly ridiculed conclusion that having an induced abortion not only increases a woman’s risk for having breast cancer but also has other negative aftermath. The feature documentary …Continue reading "“Hush” documentary seeks to unseal lips so that an honest conversation can be held about abortion and breast cancer connection"
By Dave Andrusko After a brief hearing last Friday, Judge Rebecca Poulet of the Central Criminal Court in London determined that the trial of three medics accused of manslaughter by gross negligence in the death of an Irish woman will begin March 7, 2016. Aisha Chithira died hours after having an abortion at a Marie …Continue reading "Trial of three medics charged in abortion death of Irish woman to begin March 7"
By Dave Andrusko The Times of India is reporting that a teenage girl died after being forced to consume an abortifacient by a man who had allegedly sexually exploited her “several times.” Reporting from Kanpur, Faiz Rahman Siddiqui wrote that police identified the man as Monu, a local resident. According to the story, Monu has …Continue reading "Teenager in India dies after being forced to take abortion pill"
By Dave Andrusko What is the three-legged stool on which abortionists and their apologists rest their case? That abortion is free of complications—emotional and physical; any research that demonstrates otherwise is, by definition, “junk science.” That abortion is not only free of aftershocks, it is for many women a rite of passage on their …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists use junk science to attempt to disprove Post-Abortion Trauma Syndrome"
By Jenifer Bowen, Executive Director, Iowa Right to Life Editor’s note. The following is a letter to the editor of the Des Moines Register. The Register’s editorial board has written a tone-deaf defense of Jennifer Whalen, a mother who ordered chemical abortifacients over the Internet for her then 16-year-old daughter. It’s amazing the Register’s …Continue reading "More evidence of abortion pill’s danger"