Articles Tagged ‘Post-Abortion’

Abortion’s effects on women, family, society

Andrea Mrozek, executive director of the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada and blogger at ProWomanProLife, is one of the most thoughtful and compassionate commentators on abortion in Canada today. The IMFC has released a paper, "Interconnected: How abortion impacts mothers, families and our society," in which Mrozek "examines research that is typically ignored about abortion’s effect on the family. The impact of abortion on marriage, sexuality, mental health and finally, family life in greater society are all ... (Continue reading)

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Society ignores pain abortion causes women

Australian book gives voice to broken women, might save others from same mistake It was late January that the media publicized a flawed study saying abortion doesn’t cause mental health problems. It got worse. They claimed that pregnancy does. The headlines were out, the verdict in: pregnancy is dangerous and abortion is a legitimate, neutral tool. The subtext? Pro-lifers, stop raising this red herring. The case is closed. This sort of misleading headline is a sucker-punch to the gut ... (Continue reading)

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A tale of two stories

Editor’s Note: In February, we inadvertently ran only half of Donald DeMarco’s column. We are publishing the article in its entirety this month. I attended the Catholic Medical Association Conference in Springfield, Ill., last October, and presented a paper entitled, “Love and Healing.” It was most encouraging to observe the strong and courageous witness for life expressed by well over 300 participants including many members of the medical profession. Most came away from the conference, I believe, with renewed energy and ... (Continue reading)

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A tale of two stories

I attended the Catholic Medical Association Conference in Springfield, Ill. that ran Oct. 22-24, 2009 and presented a paper entitled, “Love and Healing.” It was most encouraging to observe the strong and courageous witness for life expressed by well over 300 participants, including many members of the medical profession. Most came away from the conference, I believe, with renewed energy and a firmer resolve to work harder, in this darkening night, for the cause of life. It is impossible to do ... (Continue reading)

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Post-abortive women question new pro-abortion rhetoric

Post-abortive women question new pro-abortion rhetoric

Two leaders from Silent No More Awareness, a ministry that works with post-abortive women, talked with The Interim about the hand-wringing rhetoric of President Barack Obama and former first lady Hillary Clinton and the tactics of abortionists that seem to recognize the humanity of the unborn child. ... (Continue reading)

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Abortion, mental health, and feminism

Britain’s Royal College of Psychiatrists, in a statement released on March 14 urged that women should not be allowed to have abortions until they are counseled on the procedure’s risks to their mental health. The College recommended adding details about the risks of depression to abortion leaflets. “Consent cannot be informed,” it claimed, “without the provision of adequate and appropriate information.” More than 90 per cent of ... (Continue reading)

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The truth on post-abortion health

Family physician Dr. Deborah Zeni was called into her local hospital’s emergency ward recently and while entering it, was accosted by a woman asking for help in bringing in her daughter, who was looking pale, sweaty and generally unwell. Later, she saw that the young woman, with her mother by her ... (Continue reading)

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