Author Noemi Morales tells her story in her powerful book. By Sarah Terzo In her 2015 book, From Trauma to Triumph: My Journey after Abortion Noemi Morales describes her decades-long heartache after two abortions. Morales suffered for 25 years before she sought help. In her book, she says, “With abortion comes lifelong trauma, whether you realize it …Continue reading "Memoir Reveals 25 Years of Post-Abortion Trauma"
By Sarah Terzo Carol Jackson had a son before she had an abortion and twin girls afterward. In her memoir, she describes how having an abortion affected being a mother to her twins and made it difficult for her to hold babies: “I took good care of them and loved them, but I never really …Continue reading "Woman who aborted still has difficulty holding babies"
In her book, author Jacqueline Middler talks about her abortions and their aftermath. By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. This appears in the September issue of National Right to Life News, “the pro-life newspaper of record.” Please be sure to share with family and friends. Jacqueline Middler had two abortions and deeply regretted them. She wrote her …Continue reading "“I Became Like a Soldier Going to Battle” An Abortion Story"
Author Noemi Morales tells her story in her powerful book By Sarah Terzo In her 2015 book, From Trauma to Triumph: My Journey after Abortion Noemi Morales describes her decades-long heartache after two abortions. Morales suffered for 25 years before she sought help. In her book, she says, “With abortion comes lifelong trauma, whether you realize it …Continue reading "Memoir Reveals 25 Years of Post-Abortion Trauma"
By Helen Watt How do women see their past abortions? The received wisdom is that abortion equals unwanted pregnancy: most women want their abortion and are satisfied with their decision. When women are asked at the clinic to participate in follow-up research (as in the famous “Turnaway Study”), researchers cite figures as high as 99 percent for “decision …Continue reading "Can it be true that 99% of women believe that their abortion was the right decision?"
By Maureen Ferguson In the post-Roe era, the messy democratic process has begun to sort out abortion policy and politics across the country. But another important task also lies ahead. Support for women experiencing unplanned pregnancies has always been at the heart of the pro-life movement. Those seeking to build a culture of life are right …Continue reading "Most women who abort say they would rather not; Congress can help them"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran previously in NRL News Today but is so powerful we’re running it again. When there is even an ounce of honesty in them, any series of accounts of women who have undergone abortions will accomplish exactly the opposite of what proponents of “telling your story” believe it will. …Continue reading "The abortion accounts of 26 women weep with pain and regret and remorse"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-life activist Richard Exley told this story: Some time ago I was speaking to a right to life rally. When I had finished, a young woman came to the front of the auditorium and asked to speak to the audience. Noting her obvious distress, I hesitated before giving her the microphone. Tearfully …Continue reading "Tearful Post-abortion woman: “If only one person has asked me not to do it”"
By Sarah Terzo This post-abortion woman felt relieved when her abortion was over. But then the aftereffects began. “When I went to be checked out by the doctor [after the abortion], an incredible sense of relief swept over me. It was over, finished. The doctor said I was fine and could look forward to having …Continue reading "She came out from the abortion clinic a different woman from the woman who entered in"
By Sarah Terzo From a post-abortive woman named Bernadette: “I became pregnant in my late teens, and 10 weeks into the pregnancy I had an abortion. A trusted doctor assured me that the procedure would be simple, effective, with no after effects. I was never told that abortion would lead to deep depression, that every …Continue reading "Post-Abortion woman: “our grief shows the humanity of the unborn”"
By Sarah Terzo Mira Dana, a psychotherapist at the Women’s Therapy Centre in London, who has spent 20 years working with post-abortive women, says: “There are three general reactions women display after an abortion and on coming home from the hospital. (1) Euphoria…an expression of the feeling of relief and freedom at having solved a …Continue reading "Psychotherapist with 20 years experience describes post-abortion trauma"
By Nancy Flanders Theresa Bonapartis was a teenager when she decided to start having sex because everyone else seemed to be doing it. It was the 1960s and the sexual revolution was in full swing. She wasn’t in love with her boyfriend, but she thought she should sleep with him anyway. Then at 17, she learned she was …Continue reading "WATCH: Theresa was pressured into an abortion she never wanted"