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"
By Sarah Terzo Jasmine (From New Zealand) expresses her pain after her abortion: “I’m 19, and just had an abortion 2 weeks ago. I hate it, I can never stop thinking about it, or what it would be like if I had of kept it. Yah know, that could’ve been my little girl running around …Continue reading "Post-Abortion woman: I want my baby"
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”"
Tucson, Arizona–Women’s response to the experience of abortion involves many complex factors, writes Priscilla Coleman, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and coworkers in the winter issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. While a number of risk factors for post-abortion psychological …Continue reading "Women’s Subjective Post-Abortion Experiences Surveyed in Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons"
By Sarah Terzo The father of an aborted baby speaks out: “I once fathered a baby by a woman I truly loved in what was the most beautiful experience I have ever had, and of which until that moment I did not think I was capable. I was in fact a soldier at the time …Continue reading "Post-abortion father says it “broke my heart”"
–Archbishop Joseph Naumann, the incoming head of the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-life Activities By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers of all religious denominations and none were absolutely delighted last month when the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops chose Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City to succeed another pro-life champion, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, as chair of the …Continue reading "“If the Church is silent on the destruction of life, we’re being negligent, and leaving our young people vulnerable to making this tragic decision”"
By Sarah Terzo From a woman who had an abortion: The waiting room was “filled with a true cross-section of the community. No one looked happy. No one was chatting with anyone but their partners. This was not a day to make friends.” The woman says: “I tried to concentrate on the physical feelings, not …Continue reading "Overcome with emotion, woman apologizes to aborted fetus"
By Dave Andrusko Corrine Barraclough is a columnist for the Daily Mail of Australia. The title of a recent story flat-out grabbed me “The Secret Grief of Abortion.” As did a kind of term-of-art mentioned later by a counselor who deals with traumas: “disenfranchised grief.” I looked up the term and it refers to grief …Continue reading "Post-abortion syndrome and “disenfranchised grief”"
By Sarah Terzo From one woman who had an abortion: “The abortion itself was nothing and I was all right immediately afterwards. But then, as time went by, resentment began to set in. I quarreled with my mother, argued with my husband – I took my mistake out on the rest of the world. 2 …Continue reading "“As time went by….” post-abortion woman describes her anger and grief"