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|Fri, 07-20-2007 - 2:56am|
If you wanna know the reality of abortion, please continue to read. I am a prolife woman and have been shunned simply because I value life.
Following are a few exerpts from former abortion providers:
"Clinic workers may say they support a woman's right to choose," said former Planned Parenthood clinic worker Judith Fetrow, "but they will also say that they do not want to see tiny hands and feet. They do not want to be faced with the consequences of their actions."
But it was a 1974 operation that "changed my mind about abortion forever." While doing a suction abortion, Jarrett found that the suction curette was obstructed by a torn-off fetal leg. So he changed techniques and dismembered the child with a ring forceps:
And as I brought out the rib cage, I looked and I saw a tiny, beating heart. And when I found the head of the baby, I looked squarely in the face of another human being--a human being that I'd just killed. I turned to the scrub nurse and said, "I'm sorry." But I just knew that I couldn't be a part of abortion anymore.(1)
One night, after a saline abortion, Brewer saw a badly-burned little baby "kicking and moving for a little while before it finally died of those terrible burns." He assisted with a hysterotomy, which is like a Caesarean section, but is intentionally done so early that the baby dies soon after delivery. "And they simply took that little baby--that was making little sounds and moving and kicking--over and set it on the table in a cold, stainless-steel bowl," he recalled. The baby "kicked and moved less and less, of course, as time went on."(6)
When Dr. McMillan, then the medical director of an abortion clinic, became increasingly disturbed by the tiny body parts, she started arranging the clinic schedule so that she wouldn't have to do abortions. Later, she simply resigned. An ex-clinic nurse told this writer years ago that at one point she found that she could not turn on the suction machine. Then she could not do the measurements to determine stage of pregnancy; so she retreated to counseling. When she was counseling everyone against abortion, she and the clinic soon parted. Hellen Pendley, worried about supporting her three children, decided to stay at her clinic while she looked for another job. But this previously hard-boiled administrator started looking for women patients who hadn't yet had their abortions and who needed to talk with someone. When she found them, she led them into her office, locked the door, and said, "You've got to find another way...."
Dr. Anthony Levatino started withdrawing from abortion after a tragic death in his family. He had done abortions as a resident, but had internal conflict about it. He and his wife were "going crazy trying to find a baby to adopt"--while at work he was aborting babies and "throwing 'em in the garbage at the rate of nine and ten a week." He thought, "I wish one of these people would just let me have their child." The Levatinos finally adopted a little girl, Heather, and later had a son. But the doctor kept doing abortions, even the gruesome D & E type--until Heather, playing outside one day, was killed by a car. After that, he said, "I couldn't even think about a D & E abortion anymore. No way." He kept doing early abortions for several months, but "I began to feel like a paid assassin. That's exactly what I was....So I quit."(43)