New ultrasound images in 4D give “pause and admiration”

By Sarah Terzo A reporter spoke about advances in ultrasound technology that produced very clear fetal images: “While such images won’t quell the abortion debate anytime soon, their beauty alone deserves pause and admiration.” Julian Kesner, “Life as you’ve never seen it.” New York Daily News October 12, 2006. Above three pictures: Legal to abort …

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Two embryos, two profoundly different attitudes

By Sarah Terzo The pro-choice author of one book described observing a workshop teaching how to use ultrasound to date pregnancies: “The workshop was for primary care clinicians who were beginning to offer medication abortion in their practices and were planning to use ultrasonography to date their patient’s pregnancies precisely. (Ultrasounds are not required as part …

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Van equipped with ultrasound saves unborn lives

By Sarah Terzo “We average two or three turnarounds per day. We average about 800 saves a year just at the mobile facility.” — Pro-Lifer Chris Slattery, president of EMC Frontline. EMC Frontline Pregnancy Centers has a van equipped with ultrasound machines. Volunteers park in front of abortion clinics and attempt to reach abortion minded women. Jaboy …

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In fighting ultrasounds, pro-abortionists prove they can’t handle the truth or accept the consequences: a choice not to abort

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family will be gone on vacation through August 24. During that span we’ll run prior posts from the past year that remain timely and/or were particularly well-received. We will also add a new story or two as events dictate. Simply because it is so important, we’ve posted multiple stories …

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Ultrasounds also profoundly affect fathers

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation If you doubt the power of ultrasounds to save women from the heartache of abortion, consider this observation from a sonographer named Ann, who was quoted in the summer newsletter of central Pennsylvania’s Morning Star Pregnancy Services. “To show someone that it’s an actual baby and …

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Dr. Michael R. Harrison on ultrasound, unborn babies, and stripping away the veil of mystery

By Sarah Terzo Physician Michael R. Harrison  said of ultrasound: “It was not until the last half of this century that the prying eye of the ultrasound (that is, ultrasound  visualization) rendered the once opaque womb transparent, stripping the veil of mystery from the dark inner sanctum, and letting the light of scientific observation fall on …

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Pro-choice author: laws mandating ultrasound viewing just show women the truth

By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice columnist and author  William Saletan writes about informed consent laws that require women seeking abortions to be offered the chance to view an ultrasound: “Critics complain that these bills seek to “bias,” “coerce,” and “guilt-trip” women. Come on. Women aren’t too weak to face the truth. If you don’t want to look …

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Amazing: New ultrasound device lets moms see their babies using smartphones

By Kelli Editor’s note. Today’s look back at a story that appeared in NRL News Today one year ago is an account of a remarkably life-affirming new ultrasound device. In case you missed it, the post is a great read. The Times of Israel reports that a new “handheld ultrasound device” is in its finishing stages. It …

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Boris Johnson and the transformative power of ultrasound images

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care battling Coronavirus, many concerns were voiced he would not survive. During his stay in St. Thomas Hospital in London, Carrie Symonds, the mother of his unborn child, sent him ultrasound images of their baby in utero. She wanted him to continue …

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Pro-life doctor comments on ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Testimony of Steve Calvin, M.D., specialist in maternal – fetal medicine, before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hearing on “The 25th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade: Has It Stood the Test of Time?” January 21st, 1998: “… At the time of the Roe V Wade decision, …

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Woman sees ultrasound photo at Planned Parenthood, walks out

By Sarah Terzo A woman named Jill was in a Planned Parenthood clinic when she accidentally saw a printout her ultrasound. She says: “I accidentally saw my ultrasound when I went up to pay the Planned Parenthood cashier. I saw little arms, little legs, and a head.” Jill writes that the photo was just sitting there …

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Woman rejects abortion after she sees her baby on ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Rebekah Nancarrow had an ultrasound at Planned Parenthood (for which she paid $80), but wasn’t allowed to see the image. She was told by a Planned Parenthood worker that seeing the fetus on the screen “will only make it harder on you.” Nancarrow later went to a crisis pregnancy center and was …

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