A woman writes of her post-abortion trauma and how she found healing By Sarah Terzo In her memoir, Neva Ann Cairco described the painful aftermath of abortion. A Pregnancy That Brought Joy Cairco’s marriage was new when she became pregnant. She says, “All I felt was a delight in the thought of having a child.” She …Continue reading "Abortion Memoir Describes Years of Pain"
By Sarah Terzo Karen Bodle of Pennsylvania, who had an abortion: “There is a disconnect in every woman’s heart and mind when she consents to abortion. Although she tries to forget the abortion and suppress the memories, eventually she will face the reality that her own child was mutilated by abortion. My denial lasted 21 …Continue reading "Post-abortion woman: I was in denial for 21 years"
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"
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 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 Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appears in the current digital edition of NRL News. I hope that you are reading the entire issue and forwarding stories to pro-life friends and family. As an avowed opponent of abortion and firm believer in finding win-win solutions, I nonetheless understand the shrewdness of the incessant campaign to …Continue reading "Post-abortive woman: “If my words lead you to save your child’s life, I will also feel that you saved mine.”"
By Dave Andrusko A pro-life friend forwarded me a column today that appeared in the very pro-abortion English newspaper, the Guardian. Hannah Bambra’s story of her life after her abortion is not in the least overtly pro-life nor, no doubt, would she like to see someone like me writing about what happened. But it is …Continue reading "Post-abortive woman unknowingly reveals the heartbreaking truth about her abortion"
By Sarah Terzo From a clinic worker: “I’ve taken up to one hour and a half if the patient needs it – the people at the front desk don’t love it if I do that too often, but if I have to, I do. I just had a patient today that took a really long …Continue reading "Clinic worker–Post abortion woman crying, feeling guilty, and scared"
By Sarah Terzo Cynthia Collins, who had her first abortion as a 19-year-old and then took a “downward spiral”: “We were sold a bill of goods that abortion is a good thing, and when we find out that it’s not, we’re told to be quiet. [A]s those voices are heard, then we’re going to see …Continue reading "“We were sold a bill of goods,” postabortion woman says"