By Dave Andrusko “Seeing is believing” is one of those great aphorisms that can be taken in many directions. Probably the predominate explanation is simply that it implies skepticism until we can see something. Put another way, it is that seeing can confirm what we intuitively already know is true. Or in one of Pascal’s …Continue reading "“The glimmer of life portrayed in sonogram images is a taste of the transcendent”"
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 "A sonogram illuminates what ought to be the safest time in a human’s life"
By Sarah Terzo Dr. Sally Faith Dorfman, who worked at Einstein Medical College, gave the following advice to abortion providers: A compassionate and sensitive sonographer should remember to turn the screen away from the plane of view [of the woman having an abortion]. Staff, too, may find themselves increasingly disturbed by the repeated visual impact …Continue reading "Abortion provider to colleagues: Don’t let women see the sonogram"
By Dave Andrusko The ink was barely dry before the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) today filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, challenging the state’s new sonogram law (see www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2011/05/texas-pro-life-gov-rick-perry-signs-ultrasound-bill/) The new law says that the abortion-vulnerable woman must be able to see an ultrasound …Continue reading "Pro-Abortion Legal Firm Files Lawsuit Challenging Texas Sonogram Law"
Editor’s note. The following comes from Texas Right to Life. Because we would not back down, a new and improved version of the sonogram bill is headed to Governor Perry as early as this week! This new safeguard should save many unborn lives and protect women from ill-informed, life-changing abortion decisions. Thank Senator Dan Patrick …Continue reading "Sonogram Bill on way to Texas Governor Perry’s desk"