Friday, January 18, 2013

Nurses say no to abortion

Christian legal organization assists 12 women follow their conscience in the hospital
These 12 nurses from the Same Day Surgery Unit at the University of Medicine
and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark told their employer they would not
assist in abortion procedures. Photo from
Here's an inspiring story about 12 holy nurses who told their employer that they would not assist in performing abortions. With the help of the Alliance for Defending Freedom, a Christian legal organization, these nurses fought against a hospital administration which was forcing these women to terminate life:
The change came in September of 2011, with the news that a peer was being promoted. Though employed in the same unit as Fe, Beryl, and the rest, this particular nurse had long been assigned to a special team that carried out the abortions without any involvement or assistance from other nurses on the Same Day Surgery floor. The abortion team had always drawn its staff from nurses who had expressed no qualms about helping end a child's life.

Promoted from that team to a supervisory position over all the nurses, the new assistant manager announced that – since she and others had to help with abortions – she saw no reason why every nurse shouldn't help. Hospital officials agreed, and passed a new, mandatory policy to make it so. The assistant manager quickly set up a training program that would give each nurse on the unit hands-on experience in how to assist with and clean up after abortions.

"As long as you work here," she told the 12 nurses who openly protested, "you're going to have to do it. If you don't, you're going to be fired or transferred out."

"We were all shocked," Fe said. "All these years I've been a nurse, I was never told to help kill children."

Read the full story and its inspiring conclusion at

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