Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Better options than death needed

Women recount pain, suffering after abortions
A worker for Our Sunday Visitor newspaper tabulates some of the more than 100,000 petitions in 1974 calling for a constitutional amendment to protect the unborn. Forty years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortions, the pro-life movement hasn't stepped back in its resolve to see the decision reversed. Photo from CNS files.
Catholic News Agency is taking a look back over 40 years of abortion in the U.S.

Forty years after abortion was legalized throughout America, women who have been victims of the procedure are speaking out about the trauma and suffering it has caused in their lives.

"Women need better options than the death of their baby," said Olivia Gans Turner, who became the director of American Victims of Abortion after experiencing the deep emotional pain that accompanied an abortion.

For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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