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  • Abortion and Breast Cancer: The Stubborn Link Returns

    03/10/2015 7:06:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/10/2015 | Joel Brind
    New studies show an alarming rate of the disease among women who have had abortions. Prominent abortion practitioner and promoter David Grimes bemoans that bumper stickers still warn that abortion increases the risk of breast cancer, even though, he asserts, that “theory . . . was debunked long ago.” So begins Grimes’s recent piece on the Huffington Post’s blog Healthy Living. “Long ago” was, though Grimes doesn’t say so, 1997 to 2008, when there flowed a stream of “debunking” publications — largely studies that were methodologically flawed — reporting that no abortion–breast cancer (ABC) link existed. They were effective in...
  • Ana Marie Cox: Why I’m Coming Out as a Christian

    03/01/2015 8:43:38 AM PST · by EveningStar · 61 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | February 28, 2015 | Ana Marie Cox
    Who do I need to prove my faith to—and why should I try? ... I’m nervous to come out as a Christian because I worry I’m not good enough of one. I’m not scared that non-believers will make me feel an outcast. I’m scared that Christians will ... Here is why I believe I am a Christian: I believe I have a personal relationship with my Lord and Savior. I believe in the grace offered by the Resurrection. I believe that whatever spiritual rewards I may reap come directly from trying to live the example set by Christ. Whether or...
  • 14 years later, woman regrets her abortion

    02/01/2015 3:08:29 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies ^ | February 1, 2015 | Sarah Terzo
    A woman on Pro-Woman Pro-Life gives her abortion testimony: Regretting the abortion didn’t happen right away. I spent over fourteen years thinking nothing of it really. There comes a point when you cease to see it as “I was never supposed to get pregnant in the first place” to knowing “I was never supposed to abandon that life. And the life I’ve had in the 14 years since the abortion has been an extreme of imbalance for not having that child that was supposed to have been a part of it, supposed to have given me gifts of grace and...
  • 'I Just Had An Abortion' -- A Tale of 'Wellness and Empowerment'?

    01/15/2015 2:45:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | January 14, 2015 | Melissa Mullins
    There’s been a lot of talk in the news about black on black crime – mainly gang related, but the biggest repeat offender that is hurting the black community isn’t gang related, and it’s not heart disease, AIDS, cancer, homicide or diabetes either. That’s why the following article appearing on under the “Wellness & Empowerment” section is not only disturbing, but also misleading in many ways. There’s nothing well or empowering about it. It’s a story about the lack of personal accountability and the number one killer in the black community – abortion. It’s titled “I Just Had an...
  • Rapper Nicki Minaj Says Abortion She Had as a Teen "Haunts" Her

    01/01/2015 4:47:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/01/2015 | Christine Rousselle
    In an interview with Rolling Stone, Nicki Minaj confirmed what many fans had questioned: she had an abortion while she was in high school. While Minaj doesn't say she regrets the decision, she did say that it "haunts" her to this day. Minaj had previously alluded to an unborn child in her song "All Things Go." From Rolling Stone: "When she discovered she was pregnant, "I thought I was going to die," she admits. "I was a teenager. It was the hardest thing I'd ever gone through." She ended up having an abortion, a decision she says has "haunted me...
  • Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Abortion: It's 'Haunted Me All My Life'

    12/30/2014 10:01:31 PM PST · by grundle · 41 replies ^ | December 30, 2014 | Raphael Chestang
    Nicki Minaj is about as thick-skinned as they come, but she opened up about a decision that left her heartbroken back in her teen years. The 32-year-old rapper spoke to Rolling Stone about a pregnancy that ended in abortion while she was still in high school. "I thought I was going to die," she says when she found out she was pregnant. "I was a teenager. It was the hardest thing I'd ever gone through." According to Rolling Stone, the father of her unborn child was an older guy from Queens that she dated while still attending Manhattan's Fiorello H....
  • Woman Upset About Her Abortion Kills Pregnant Mom, Cuts Her Baby Out of Her Womb

    12/22/2014 8:05:49 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    life news ^ | 12/22/14 | Steven Ertelt
    A woman who was feeling extreme guilt and remorse about taking her own child’s life in an abortion has killed a pregnant mom and cut her baby out of her womb. Nathaly Cartas Leon (below right) met Guadalupe Salinas Hernandez, 17, on Facebook under the pretense of going to her home to purchase items for her baby’s nursery. Hernandez hit Nathaly, 20, over the head, then stabbed her several times killing her. She eventually cut the baby out of Nathaly’s womb and the crime wasn’t discovered until she went to the hospital and claimed she had given birth to a...
  • My Only Child…A Post-Abortion Testimony

    12/20/2014 10:48:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 18, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    My early 1980′s abortion left me sterile, traumatized and heartbroken. Allow me to elaborate…. WARNING: free of euphemisms and candy-coating. So much flowery rhetoric to describe the most sinister of acts… So I will go there, penetrate the 10 feet thick wall of lies and denial that I lived in, and go to the truth. George Orwell said : “Speaking truth in times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act.” As a young woman, I got pregnant after sleeping around two times. I came to believe my virginity made me a pollyanna or uncool. Most of my college-aged peers were...
  • Woman on welfare bullied into abortion by her social worker

    12/20/2014 11:21:37 PM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 17, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    A woman who had a baby on welfare describes her social worker’s attitude when she became pregnant a second time: “After having our baby in May, a caseworker at the Department of Social Services made us feel like we’d been irresponsible for having a second child. She lectured Jim [her husband], telling him, “You can’t keep your wife barefoot and pregnant the rest of your life. You’d better do something about it.” She wanted to stop us having children and insisted on making an appointment for us to go to Planned Parenthood for counseling and birth-control supplies – conveniently located...
  • 64% of Aborting Moms 'Felt Pressured By Others'

    12/11/2014 11:25:37 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 6 replies
    Medical Science Monitor ^ | 10/1/2004 | Vincent M. Rue, Priscilla K. Coleman, James J. Rue, David C. Reardon
    Sixty-Four Percent (64%) of Aborting Moms “Felt Pressured By Others” (217 sample population) Free download with Creative Common Attribution-NonCommercial
  • Post abortion woman: I just remember the crying

    12/10/2014 2:36:10 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Dec 9, 2014 | Sarah Terzo
    From one woman who had an abortion: You could hear crying in the holding room… crying of women who already had the abortion. I remember the sounds, the smells, the suction… You could hear the sound of the motor of the pump, the suction when the baby was being withdrawn, the clinking of the utensils.… this hurts so bad [she thought] this is what I get, of course it’s going to hurt… Look what I’m doing… I just remember the crying… So many people crying. Only her husband and eldest son know about her two abortions which she had in...
  • Planned Parenthood President Says it Was Easy to Kill Her Baby in an Abortion

    12/09/2014 11:48:41 AM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | 12/9/14 | Jill Stanek
    Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards disclosed in Elle in October that she had had an abortion: I had an abortion. It was the right decision for me and my husband, and it wasn’t a difficult decision. Before becoming president of Planned Parenthood eight years ago, I hadn’t really talked about it beyond family and close friends. But I’m here to say, when politicians argue and shout about abortion, they’re talking about me—and millions of other women around the country. At the time I thought the “it wasn’t a difficult decision” line was terribly insensitive to Richards’ three surviving children. They...
  • What this pro-abortion group discovered and how it can help the pro-life movement

    11/27/2014 7:41:59 AM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIVE ACTION ^ | Nov 26, 2014 | Nancy Flanders
    Sea Change, a pro-abortion program with a focus on reducing the stigma surrounding abortion has released the results of a recent survey on the public sharing of abortion stories. The aim of the study and report, called Saying Abortion Aloud, was to find out how post-abortive women feel about sharing their abortion stories publicly, and what pro-abortion organizations can do to help these women share their stories in order to make society even more supportive of abortion. While the pro-life movement knows that abortion is a moral wrong and is working to make it a legal wrong, this survey from...
  • Woman Who Had Abortion at 13 After Rape: “I Got Over the Rape, I’ll Never Get Over the Abortion”

    11/17/2014 1:30:02 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    life news ^ | 11/14/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Abortions in cases of rape or incest. It’s the ultimate question used to justify abortion wholesale in debates or to trip or pro-life candidates into somehow making them extreme because they favor protecting unborn children from abortion even in the most tragic of cases. But what is the real and actual impact of abortion on women who are victimized by rape? Doesn’t the abortion help make the rape “go away?” Wouldn’t having a baby somehow remind the woman of the rape every time she looks at her child? And what about very young girls who are raped? How can the...
  • Jane Fonda’s Mother Had Nine Abortions Before Fonda Was Born, She Then Committed Suicide

    10/09/2014 5:03:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 72 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt |
    A new report reveals some of the intense family drama behind pro-abortion activist Jane Fonda’s parents. The report describes how Fonda’s father was cold and a bully, as well as a shameless womaniser and Jane always blamed her manic depressive mother Frances for their break-up. The report also indicates Fonda’s mother Frances had nine abortions before Jane was born and committed suicide. Here’s more: janefondaAlways outspoken, Jane Fonda is making headlines once more after she returned to the subject of her tragic mother at the weekend, in a speech at a fundraising event in Beverly Hills for a rape victims’...
  • Stevie Nicks Confirms Song “Sara” Was About Baby With Don Henley She Aborted

    09/30/2014 2:27:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 51 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Abortion and pop music culture are often intertwined. Whether it’s the girlfriend of Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler having an abortion or Michael Jackson writing a song about abortion that wasn’t released until after his death, pop music and musicians are frequently involved in abortion or commenting on it. Now, classic rocker Stevie Nicks of the band Fleetwood Mac has confirmed that the song “Sara” was about a baby she had with Eagles frontman Don Henly who was eventually killed in an abortion. Here’s more: stevienicksFleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks has confirmed that she was once pregnant with Don Henley’s child. The...
  • Eyewtiness to abortion

    09/29/2014 9:43:33 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 23 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 9/29/14 | Amanda Cable
    My first granddaughter would have been six by now. I often watch children in the local playground and wonder what she would have been like. Other times, at night, I dream about her vividly, and know the answer. Blonde-haired, blue-eyed and with a shy smile. Time and time again, I dream that she has just been born, and as she is handed to me, I name her Katie. Just as my heart is about to burst with joy, I wake up and realise that she does not exist. I shall never know my granddaughter because her life was extinguished before...
  • “We Will See Joshua in Heaven:” How My Kids Reacted When I Told Them Mommy Had an Abortion

    09/11/2014 11:07:52 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies
    Life News ^ | 9/11/14 | Ashley Sigrest
    Once the Lord began pressing on my heart to have our kids involved with our pro-life ministry, I knew it was only a matter of time before I had to confess my deepest, darkest secret to them. It was hard telling family and friends, because deep inside you still fear their judgment and disappointment. I know Christ has forgiven me, healed me and made me new. I don’t worry any longer about what others think of my past, but I have feared looking into my children’s eyes and seeing the hurt and confusion of why their mommy killed her baby.For...
  • I've had an abortion and it's no big deal:The Mail's advice columnist Bel Mooney unashamedly makes a

    09/10/2014 5:33:45 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Bell Mooney
    More women will recognise the situation than will want to admit it. You're young and a little tipsy, a delightful guy chats you up, you drink some more and end up at one or other's flat. Then you dance and laugh and drink some more... ending up in bed together. In the morning, you can hardly remember what happened, let alone whether you used contraception. Have you been there? I have, all of 47 years ago, in my first year of university. Some things don't change, do they? Of course, we all know such behaviour is not to be encouraged...
  • Woman Reflects on Her Abortion: “They Put the Baby in a Bag and Stood There Like it Was Nothing”

    08/14/2014 10:07:43 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 29 replies
    Life News ^ | 8/14/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Millions of women around the world regret their abortions and thousands upon thousands of women have spoken out over the years about their regret. They talk about the mental anguish and spiritual regrets they feel concerning their abortion and their desire to go back and undo their decision.But one phenomenon is common in many stories about abortion regret: the completely dispassionate way in which abortion facility staff treat what is obviously the destruction of human life and the killing of a tiny baby in an abortion.Consider this post-abortion story from Rachel, a member of the Silent No More Awareness campaign....
  • 15-Year-Old Forced to Abort Her Unborn Baby, Now At 22 She Can’t Ever Have Children

    08/08/2014 8:52:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    life news ^ | Sarah Zagorski
    Many abortion supporters believe that abortion should be legal without any restrictions. They say no to ultrasounds, counseling, or waiting periods before abortions; no to parental consent for minors seeking abortions; and no to bans on painful late abortions and federally funded abortions. Clearly, their ideology is that abortion should be funded by our tax-dollars and permissible for any reason. They also claim that abortion is “harmless” and access to it should be a woman’s fundamental right because she’s the boss of her own body. In fact, these days we hear that abortion is actually good for women. Yes, that’s...
  • I Used to Be Pro-Choice, Pro-Choice to the Core, Then I Had an Abortion

    07/22/2014 6:18:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/21/14 | Star Tucker
    Every morning, the faithfulness of the sun touches our eyelids. Unfortunately, the faithfulness of the alarm clock also reaches our ears. We slowly rise from the pillow, sneak out from under the sheets, and begin the tasks for that day. For most people, there is a passion that gives us the encouragement to live each day. It might be a job, a child, a spouse, a religion. My passion is being pro-life. It drives and it motivates me. I find joy in being the voice for the unborn every day, even if itÂ’s just in the smallest ways. There was...
  • Toni Braxton reveals her guilt about abortion in new memoir 'Unbreak My Heart'

    05/18/2014 3:43:27 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 16 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 18, 2014
    Singer, who was using acne drug Accutane, decided to terminate pregnancy, but confesses she would've done so anyway as matter of convenience
  • Australian TV Star Commits Suicide After Depression Triggered by Her Abortion...

    02/23/2014 10:07:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 81 replies ^ | February 23, 2014 | Jill Stanek
    <p>Abortion proponents push for easy access to abortion, deemphasizing its after-affects to the point they absolutely refuse to acknowledge post-abortion depression, which further incapacitates those actually living through it.</p> <p>This is such a tragedy. Charlotte Dawson, RIP, was born in New Zealand but achieved fame in Australia as a model and a judge on Australia’s Next Top Model.</p>
  • Abortionist: We Invite Moms to Hold Their Babies After Abortions

    09/27/2013 4:02:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A recent interview with late-term abortionist Dr. Susan Robinson has drawn significant attention for some of the ways Robinson attempts to humanize the process of destroying the lives of unborn children in late-term abortions. Although surveys show women frequently regret their abortions and face a litany of medical and mental health problems following an abortion, Robinson attempts to make women feel better about their decision in a sick and twisted sort of way. From a report on the interview: Jia Tolentino interviewed Susan Robinson, one of only four American abortionists who openly perform third-trimester abortions. Robinson is featured in the...
  • Not Everyone Who Has an Abortion Is a Woman - How to Frame the Abortion Rights Issue

    08/07/2013 4:40:29 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 19 replies
    Truth Out ^ | July 31, 2013 | Lauren Rankin
    The "War on Women" isn't just a war on women. Trans men and gender-non-conforming people are losing their rights too, and we need to rework how we frame these "women's issues." The last month has been particularly brutal for abortion rights activists and women's health advocates, as state after state has proposed and/or passed various bills that restrict abortion access and undermine abortion care. In response, there has been a re-energized reproductive rights movement, with many across the nation stating that they "Stand With Texas Women" or "Stand With North Carolina Women." But in this response, abortion rights activists have...
  • My Abortion, at 23 Weeks

    06/22/2013 2:11:25 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 52 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 20, 2013 | JUDY NICASTRO
    KIRKLAND, Wash. — I BELIEVE that parenthood starts before conception, at the moment you decide you want a child, and are ready and able to create a safe and loving home for her or him. I support abortion rights, but I reject the false distinction between the terms “pro-choice” and “pro-life.” Here’s why. A lawyer by training, I was 38 when I completed a term on the Seattle City Council. Two years later, I married my husband, who is five years younger. We wanted children, and started trying right away, but had trouble conceiving. Using in vitro fertilization, we had...
  • Women suffer in multiple ways from abortion, reveals new analysis of research

    05/23/2013 8:33:48 AM PDT · by topher · 3 replies ^ | Thu May 23, 2013 09:11 EST | Staff of
    GENEVA, Switzerland, May 23, 2013 (National Right to Life News) - Legalized abortion is widely touted as beneficial to women, but a wealth of medical and psychological evidence suggests otherwise, according to a new analysis of decades of research. The analysis was released today at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO) and National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund (NRLC), an NGO based in Washington, D.C. Jeanne E. Head, R.N., Patrick Buckley and Scott Fischbach, who are in Geneva introducing the analysis, are calling for a renewed emphasis on...
  • An open letter to post-abortive women

    12/07/2012 5:31:03 PM PST · by Woodland · 9 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-7-12 | Matt Barber
    I write these words chiefly to women and girls who have had an abortion. Still, it is my humble hope and honest prayer that anyone weighing this life-versus-death choice might also read them with an open mind and a hearing heart. I share these truths in love. Some of you already know them. Others deny them. Yet truths they remain. It is through obedience to Christ and in the authority of His Spirit that I write you this letter. It may be difficult to read, but I pray you will read it.
  • Study finds abortion linked to shortened lifespan of mother

    09/16/2012 10:07:31 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    MercatorNet/LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/14/12 | Michael Cook
    September 14, 2012 ( - In a study published last week in the European Journal of Public Health, Priscilla Coleman and colleagues report that mothers who have experienced natural pregnancy loss or induced abortion are more likely to die over a 25-year period than those who have experienced only giving birth. Dr Coleman, a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Bowling Green State University, responds here to MercatorNet’s questions about the study. What was your aim in this study? The study was undertaken to provide reliable data pertaining to the relative risk of death associated with distinct reproductive...
  • Twenty weeks pregnant with twins, but last week she had an abortion

    08/13/2012 3:58:04 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 26 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/13/12 | Kelly Clinger
    August 13, 2012 ( - Wednesday is late term abortion day at Orlando Women’s Center (the clinic where I had my abortions 12 years ago). When I first started visiting the sidewalks of abortion clinics to pray and minister, I had no idea that late term abortions were even legal. I remember hearing about the Partial Birth Abortion Ban in 2007 and assumed (like most) that this stopped abortions late in a woman’s pregnancy. Shock can’t even begin to describe my feeling when I first counseled on late term day. “These girls are so pregnant,” I kept thinking to myself....
  • UK: A THIRD of young women admit regrets about the way they lost their virginity (ruined love lives)

    08/01/2012 1:23:35 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 19 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | PUBLISHED: 17:32 EST, 11 July 2012 | Helen Carroll
    ...feeling the pressure to conform, Kristen gave in to her 16-year-old boyfriend Carl’s continual pestering for sex when her parents were out at work one day. She... anticipated a romantic encounter. But the harsh reality was that losing her virginity so early turned out to be one of the worst experiences of Kristen’s life. It has also had lasting repercussions, since she is convinced that having sex at such a young age made her far more promiscuous in later years than she otherwise might have been. ‘We had sex on the bathroom floor because it was the only room with...
  • I killed two of my children: fifteen years later and silent no more

    05/22/2012 4:12:28 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 49 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/22/12 | Katrina Fernandez
    May 22, 2012 (The Crescat) - The bumper sticker read, “Having an abortion does not make you un-pregnant, it makes you the mother of a dead baby”. The word “mother” struck me because “mother” is such a powerful word. It conjures many meanings, and when a woman becomes one she is fundamentally changed. “Mother” as a verb means to nurture, care for and protect. “Mother” as a noun means a female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child; or a female person whose egg unites with sperm, resulting in the conception of a child. By this...
  • I'm childless at 42 and haunted by the baby I aborted at 18

    04/25/2012 9:37:08 PM PDT · by grundle · 148 replies ^ | April 25, 2012 | KATE SPICER
    Once, at a smart wedding in Northamptonshire when I was about 30, someone handed me a newborn baby and my skin broke out in hot hives. In Brazil, I met a ten-year-old street kid. I fed him, let him sleep and shower in my hotel room, bought him clothes, and felt an overwhelming desire to protect and nurture him. I had never before felt such a forceful maternal instinct. These events were profoundly physical reactions, both shocking to me. Just around the time of my trip to Brazil, the ghost of my never-born came back to haunt me. I began...
  • Abby Johnson: Counselor for My Abortion Had 9 Abortions (full account of her procedure)

    04/25/2012 6:25:22 AM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | April 23, 2012 | Abby Johnson
    I had a surgical abortion when I was 20 years old. I don’t remember many details. But what I do remember was not pleasant.I don’t remember how far along I was in my pregnancy. I do know that I paid $500.00 for my abortion.I went through a group counseling session with several other women. My “counselor” told me that she had 9 previous abortions. I think she said it to make us feel better somehow…and it worked.I don’t remember walking into the exam room. There was a nurse there giving me IV drugs to help me relax. I can’t say...
  • NYT writer: I might have a daughter if I hadn’t aborted, but I don’t regret it

    04/19/2012 12:40:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/19/2012
    A guest writer for the New York Times has described her daydreams about the infant daughter she aborted, but says that she is thankful she has been spared the “agonizing sadness of guilt and regret” suffered by countless other post-abortive mothers, and that she doesn’t grieve the child lost to abortion. Susan Heath of New York described her gratitude for the ease of obtaining her own abortion at Planned Parenthood years ago when, after bringing four children into the world, her contraception failed. “I’m pregnant but I’m not trapped. All I had to do was call the clinic and make...
  • Writer: My abortion ‘was the best decision of my life’; I’d rather have a dog than a baby

    03/13/2012 5:48:02 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 72 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3/12/2012 | Ben Johnson
    NEW YORK, NEW YORK, March 12, 2012, ( – American Idol judge Steve Tyler and his then-girlfriend still regret her abortion. So does former Britney Spears backup singer Kelly Clinger. So do millions of other famous and anonymous women across the country and around the world. Not Amanda Chatel, a self-described “selfish” New York-based freelance writer. In an online article posted on the website The Gloss on Friday, she claimed she had an abortion in 2005, calling it “the best decision of my life” and writing that she prefers the companionship of her Jack Russell terrier to motherhood. Chatel left...
  • Today, I returned to the abortion clinic where I aborted my babies 12 years ago

    01/26/2012 10:53:52 AM PST · by wagglebee · 65 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/26/12 | Kelly Clinger
    Note: Kelly Clinger, a performer and former backup singer for the pop star Britney Spears, had two abortions when she was in her early twenties. She blogs about her pro-life activities here. January 26, 2012 ( - This morning I returned to the clinic where I had my abortions 12 years ago to pray for and plead with moms not to make the decision I made so many years ago. As I pulled into a parking spot, I sat in the car for a minute and closed my eyes. I wanted to pray that I wouldn’t fall apart; but before...
  • Today on Salon: I’m ‘pro-choice as can be’, so why can’t I get over my abortion?

    07/18/2011 11:29:04 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 59 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/18/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    A difficult letter for a pro-lifer to read came up on Salon yesterday: I apologize if this is lacking in eloquence, but it is honest. ... It was a very early, first-trimester abortion, but nevertheless, I was pregnant and I chose not to continue the pregnancy even though deep down I desperately wanted a child. I made this choice based on my relationship with the baby’s father who dropped me off at the clinic and I never saw again .... I am only 25 (24 at the time of the abortion), but I am now convinced I missed my only...
  • Chelsea Handler: Had an Abortion, "Teen Moms Make me Want to Kill Someone"

    05/24/2011 1:59:22 PM PDT · by julieee · 58 replies ^ | May 24, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Chelsea Handler: Had an Abortion, "Teen Moms Make me Want to Kill Someone" Hollywood, CA -- Chelsea Handler, the host of the popular late-night television variety show Chelsea Lately, is making waves with recent comments about teen pregnancy, and she has admitted she had an abortion as a teen herself.
  • Pro-choice op-ed: I choose ‘the right to wail myself to sleep’

    05/03/2011 1:05:03 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 47 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/3/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 ( - Kassi Underwood’s life after abortion is one that no one would envy. But in an op-ed for the New York Daily News on Monday, Underwood, a writer based in New York, explained how she still refuses to judge abortion despite enduring immense grief after having ended the life of her baby. In the piece, entitled “Get your politics off my grief after abortion,” Underwood notes that groups such as the American Psychological Association have claimed that post-abortion syndrome does not exist - but this has not stopped her from feeling acutely the loss...
  • I’m glad I ‘got rid’ of my unborn child: pro-abort Green Party candidate

    04/27/2011 1:06:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 53 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/27/11 | Patrick B. Craine
    TERRACE, British Columbia, April 27, 2011 ( – A British Columbia Green party candidate in Canada’s upcoming federal election said he’s glad he decided to “get rid of” his unborn child and appeared to imply that pregnant women look “like the back end of a bus.” “I am sick to death about hearing murdering babies,” said Roger Benham, Green candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, in a candidates’ debate April 20th.  He told the audience that he had conceived a child with a woman when he was 25.  “Thank God we decided to get rid of it,” he said, according to the...
  • Planned Parenthood, Abortion Enabled My Abuse; Now I’m Pro-Life

    04/02/2011 12:36:05 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/1/11 | Kristan Hawkins
    As the CR vote comes to a climax again next week, I wanted to share an incredible story with the LifeNews blog readers.  We’ve seen the Live Action undercover videos of Planned Parenthood’s protection of racists, rapists and sex traffickers but their movies come to life when SFLA directly works with Planned Parenthood’s victims.Melissa Pereira, a pro-life student leader at Caldwell College in New Jersey, sent me her story last week after winning the “Tell Congress” video contest and her interview with the National Pro-Life Youth Podcast. It is so powerful, I want to share it with you. As...
  • Silver screen star Jane Russell, abortion sufferer and pro-life advocate, dies at 89

    03/01/2011 2:05:40 PM PST · by NYer · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | March 1, 2011 | KATHLEEN GILBERT
    Jane Russell SANTA MARIA, California, March 1, 2011 ( - Several decades after an abortion left Jane Russell unable to bear children and spurred her to become an outspoken pro-lifer and adoption advocate, the silver screen beauty died yesterday at the age of 89. In lieu of flowers, the family of the born-again Christian actress is asking for donations in her honor to Care Net, a pro-life pregnancy resource center network. Jane Russell, the brunette bombshell of the films Mad Men and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, whose image became a popular pinup for World War II servicemen, passed away of respiratory...
  • Victims say abortion doctor scarred them for life

    01/21/2011 4:01:08 AM PST · by gusopol3 · 21 replies ^ | January 21, 2011 | DANA DiFILIPPO
    He opened his Women's Medical Society at 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue in 1979. Although he was not certified as an obstetrician or gynecologist, he performed thousands of abortions over the years, "specializing" in illegal late-term abortions and killing hundreds of viable babies, the grand jury alleged. But instead of using traditional abortion methods, Gosnell preferred to induce labor, according to the grand jury. That occasionally resulted in live births, a complication that the doctor would handle by stabbing scissors into the newborn's neck to sever its spinal cord, the grand jury charged.
  • Abortion Advocates Try to Disprove Study on Abortion-Mental Health Problems

    12/13/2010 4:19:50 PM PST · by wagglebee · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | 12/13/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Two pro-abortion research have set up to try to disprove a study  showing women who have abortions are more likely to have suffer from a variety of mental health problems than women who carry to term.Published by Professor Priscilla Coleman of Bowling Green State University in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, the study showing women having abortions were at greater risk for anxiety as well as mood and substance abuse disorders.Julia Steinberg of the University of California, San Francisco, and Lawrence Finer of the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-abortion group that is a former affiliate of the Planned Parenthood abortion...
  • A Woman's "Choice" That Affects Men: Post-Abortion Trauma

    06/20/2010 6:03:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies · 2+ views ^ | June 20, 2010 | Jerry DeBin
    Author's note: This piece is co-authored by Jeanne Monahan.This Father’s Day will be a celebration for dads all over the country, an opportunity for children to thank and honor their fathers. Yet for many men, the memory of involvement in a past abortion, of “cards they will not receive,” will be painful and palpable. In a debate where the primary focus is a woman’s body and a woman’s right to choose whether or not to carry a child to his or her delivery, the “other partner,” the father of the baby, is rarely given consideration, and is often completely disregarded...
  • Governor Tim Pawlenty Draws Cheers, Jeers for Declaring April Abortion Recovery Month

    04/13/2010 11:22:42 AM PDT · by rhema · 15 replies · 394+ views ^ | April 12, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Tim Pawlenty, the pro-life Minnesota governor and potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, is drawing cheers and jeers from pro-life and pro-abortion groups for declaring April as a month to help women negatively affected by their abortions. As first reported two weeks ago, Pawlenty and Texas Gov. Rick Perry both declared April as Abortion Recovery/Awareness Month. Lisa Dudley, Director of Operation Outcry, a group that helps women who regret their abortions speak out, told at the time that Pawlenty's move showed he has an "understanding of the consequences of abortion" and a " willingness to protect women and the...
  • "20 Years Ago I Had an abortion" - 40 Days Update

    03/23/2010 4:06:18 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 181 replies · 1,826+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/23/10 | David Bereit
    Commentary by David Bereit, National Coordinator, 40 Days for LifeMarch 23, 2010 (40DaysforLife) - As this 40 Days for Life campaign continues, the need for prayer for an end to abortion grows clearer each day -- as does the need to pray for healing for those whose lives have been turned upside down because of their experiences with the pain caused by abortion.Lynda said that through her efforts with 40 Days for Life, she often meets both women and men "who come to confess an earlier and much regretted decision to have an abortion."She had one person tell her, "I...
  • "I've Already Had 4 Abortions!"

    03/03/2010 3:27:27 PM PST · by wagglebee · 45 replies · 1,577+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/3/10 | David Bereit
    Commentary by David Bereit, National Coordinator, 40 Days for Life March 3, 2010 ( - A young woman walked up to the 40 Days for Life vigil outside an abortion center in Austin, Texas recently. She signed up to join the others in prayer ... and then immediately sat down on the sidewalk and started to cry. One of the volunteers stopped praying for a moment to approach the young woman, whom she had never met before, and asked her if she needed a hug. This volunteer assumed that the thought of what was going on inside the abortion facility...