By Sarah Terzo A pregnancy center worker wrote: “I’ll never forget the 15-year-old girl who, upon seeing her child’s ultrasound image, started crying. When asked why she was crying she said, ‘Everyone lied to me. They told me that I just had a blob of tissue and so it was no big deal. You are …Continue reading "Pregnancy center worker tells of teen’s reaction to seeing her baby on an ultrasound"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice writer Carolyn McLeod says there should be “fairly radical changes in obstetrical practice” to dehumanize preborn babies. She says: “… In some obstetrical contexts it may be appropriate to view fetuses as separate (e.g., in fetal surgery); however, overall, they should not be defined as separate or independent entities. “During ultrasound …Continue reading "Pro-choice activist gives instructions to sonographers"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice author Lisa M Mitchell writes: “For some parents, the ability to see fetal parts [in the ultrasound] – especially the beating heart – and to see the fetus sucking its thumb, kicking, excreting, and responding to external stimuli may demonstrate that the fetus is aware of its surroundings and has the …Continue reading "Pro-choice activist describes (and laments) the effect of ultrasound on pregnant couples"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-Choice author Lisa M. Mitchell was unimpressed with the ultrasound she had while pregnant. Nevertheless, she refers to the entity in her womb as a baby: “What I recall most vividly during my first ultrasound was the technician’s concern when I didn’t seem interested in the swirling grey mass on the screen. …Continue reading "Pro-Choice author refers to “baby” in the womb"
By Dave Andrusko Let’s see if I get this correct. When pro-abortionists find something—anything—they think can further the process of desensitizing the public to the horrors of abortion, it is “real science.” When pro-lifers find something—anything—that offsets the callous attempts of the Abortion Industry, we’re indulging in “phony science.” When we are offering is irrefutable, …Continue reading "Bemoaning the life-affirming impact of ultrasounds"
By Tom Strode NASHVILLE (Baptist Press) – The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission announced Thursday (December 10) it will donate a record 10 ultrasound machines to pregnancy resource centers in the next six months. The ERLC will make the donations to Gospel-focused, pro-life centers across the United States through its Psalm 139 Project, which …Continue reading "ERLC plans record 10 ultrasound donations"
By Sarah Terzo Autumn Williams was planning on abortion, but changed her mind when she saw her child on the ultrasound. She tells her story: My mind was set on abortion. Finding out I was pregnant a week before leaving for college was devastating. I was mad at my boyfriend, my parents, myself, this baby. …Continue reading "Woman whose mind was set on abortion, sees ultrasound, changes mind"
By Sarah Terzo A woman discusses her pregnancy and ultrasound “… What is a sonogram? A picture, produced by sound waves. It is a factual thing, a part of reality, difficult to manipulate. Which doesn’t mean that it doesn’t involve emotion. When I saw James’s [her son’s] first sonogram, at 4 ½ months, I fell …Continue reading "Mother describes ultrasounds of her son, questions abortion"
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 …Continue reading "New ultrasound images in 4D give “pause and admiration”"
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 …Continue reading "Two embryos, two profoundly different attitudes"
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 …Continue reading "Van equipped with ultrasound saves unborn lives"
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 …Continue reading "In fighting ultrasounds, pro-abortionists prove they can’t handle the truth or accept the consequences: a choice not to abort"