Abortion

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When faced with an unexpected pregnancy, many women turn to abortion for what they are told will be a fast and simple escape from their pregnancy. We have learned from years of experience in working with women who have had abortions that the effects of abortion are often complex and long-term. It is unfair for a woman to have an abortion without being informed of these facts.

It is a fact that abortion takes the life of a human being. A simple DNA test will reveal that an unborn child is not simply a part of the mother's own body, and it is quite clear that the offspring of two human beings can be nothing other than a human being.

Most of us have probably experienced a young child covering their eyes with their hands and exclaiming, "You can't see me!" For us to argue that a child is some other organism simply because it is in the womb and not out is not a more sophisticated argument than this!

If you are considering an abortion, we want you to know that you have alternatives, and there are people who care about you and will help you through your pregnancy.

Here are some facts that you should know:
  • An unborn baby is sensitive to sound, touch, heat, light and pain
  • About 93% of the 3,700 abortions performed each day are for convenience
  • One in four babies conceived in the United States dies by abortion
  • 1% of all abortions occur because of rape or incest
  • 6% of all abortions occur because of potential health problems with either the mother or the child
  • An unborn baby can be considered the victim of murder or negligent homicide if killed by anyone other than the mother, but that same unborn baby can be aborted by its mother at any time during the pregnancy for any reason as her legal "choice."
  • Many women suffer from post-abortion depression, regret and guilt.