Study finds 48% of postabortion women were coerced

By Sarah Terzo Jessica Stanton writes about a study on how postabortion women were coerced into abortions: “In a study conducted by Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, Dr. Ian Gentles, and Dr. Elizabeth Ring–Cassidy published in 2013 in ‘Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women’, the authors asked 101 women to share their abortion stories. When they were asked …

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Post-abortion woman: something between us died

By Sarah Terzo From a woman after her abortion: “I wished for a peaceful and stable relationship, which I don’t believe I will find with my present partner. It feels like something between us has died.” Researcher David Reardon has found that 50% of relationships break up soon after an abortion. Other studies put the …

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Teen Vogue tells post-abortion teens all they need are upbeat tee-shirts and baseball caps

And a Ruth Bader Ginsburg coloring book By Rai Rojas Somewhere in America, a 16-year-old girl will have an abortion today. If she happens to live in one of the deep blue Democrat controlled states without parental notification laws, her parents won’t even know. She’ll arrive at the abortion center by herself or with a …

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“You can’t sweep your abortions under the rug forever”

By Sarah Terzo James McNeill married a woman who had 2 abortions in her past. He says [1]: “When I would bring up the idea of having children, Kathleen would say things like, “I don’t deserve to be a mother.” It started to dawn on me that unresolved pain, shame, and grief related to her …

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Post-abortion woman describes anger and 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 …

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How to rebut those who deny women suffer negative post-abortion reactions

By Dave Andrusko If you think about it, pro-abortionists constitute the original Green Party. They recycle old canards–and recycle and recycle them again. The difference is their findings were essentially waste to begin with. Put another way, they mine studies that were virtually ore-free to begin with and grow more depleted each time the same …

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“Walk with Me”: Reflections on a Post-Abortion Journey

By Dave Andrusko The blog’s headline is “Postabortion journey, walk with me: A story of hope and healing after abortion.” You can read these poignant, heart-wrenching observations at postabortionwalk.blogspot.com. I would like to make just two observations, besides encouraging you to read the longings and candor of a woman who tells us that “At the …

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“Every Time” tells the familiar story of post-abortion regret in a new and powerful way

By Dave Andrusko Our Movement has been blessed by a great many fine, even superb, pro-life videos. We’ve been pleased to write about them at NRL News Today on more occasions than I can remember. (For example, see here; here; here; and here.) Just this week, the Irish post-abortion organization “Women Hurt,” released a new video, titled …

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Billy Graham’s wise counsel on post-abortion guilt

By Dave Andrusko One of my wonderful daughters works at a crisis pregnancy center. Years ago, I did so briefly but (as they say) never found my voice. I could sympathize and emphasize but never seemed to have the right words. Now I participate in fundraising walks and contribute to their wonderful work. But even …

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Postabortion woman: the tears “never cease”

By Sarah Terzo From Teresa L. Fangman, who had an abortion: “When I was 16 I was shuffled through an assembly-line abortion. I was number 13 of 17 who went through the morning session at one abortion clinic. Physically, I had no problems with my abortion, but emotionally, I created a living Hell that continues …

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New Video Memorializes American Victims of Abortion’s 30th Year

Powerful movements often bubble up from painful life experiences. American Victims of Abortion (A.V.A.) is one such movement, now commemorating its 30th year. A specially produced video was the kick-off to a general session dedicated to A.V.A., at the recent National Right to Life Convention held in Herndon, Virginia just outside of Washington, D.C. Olivia …

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Reflections on a Post-Abortion Journey

By Dave Andrusko We’ve already posted three stories about one of the most remarkable NRLC National Convention general sessions I’ve ever attended: “Sharing our Stories: How Abortion Affects Women’s Lives.” The presenters were Melissa Ohden, Sarah Zagorski, Jewels Green, and Catherine Adair. Melissa and Sarah had miraculously survived abortions. Jewels and Catherine underwent abortions and …

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