Women's Testimonies

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  • Amy, Missouri: Empty-Handed, Broken-Hearted No Longer! [Read Transcript]
  • Angie E., Ohio: As a teenager, Angie was looking for love but found depression, guilt, and self-hate after her parents dropped her off at abortion clinics to terminate her unwanted pregnancies. [Read Transcript]

  • Ann: Never Again. Ann had an abortion after her birth control failed and years later, she still regrets her decision. [Read Transcript]

  • Anonymous: Free at Last. [Read Transcript]

  • Barbara, Idaho [Read Transcript]

  • Becky, Michigan: I was so afraid, alone, and desperate that I just felt I had to get out of the situation somehow. [Read Transcript

  • Betty: Finally, post-abortion stress syndrome exposed. [Read Transcript]

  • Bonnie, Canada: From Death to Life. [Read Transcript
  • Carol, Alabama [Read Transcript]

  • Cathie, Ohio: From darkness into light. [Read Transcript]

  • Christina: After her abortion in 1987, Christina speaks out about the inability of young girls to make informed decisions when the people around them either provide no counsel or pro-abortion rhetoric.
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  • Cindy, California:  At age 39, Cindy was married, financially secure, and had two young children, but fear caused by an unplanned pregnancy led her to have an abortion. [Read Transcript]             

  • Diane: A good girl speaks [Read Transcript]

  • Felicia, Tennessee:  Despite all of her best instincts, 17-year-old Felicia decided an abortion was the best way to deal with her unexpected pregnancy. Twenty years later she was able to open the door to forgiveness.[Read Transcript]                   

  • Ginny, Pennsylvania: Ginny conceived a child after being raped by a man from her church and chose to have an abortion that altered the path of her life for more than twenty-three years.[Read Transcript]               

  • Heather, Florida: Heather's grandparents always told her that pregnancy while living with them would result in abortion, and they meant it. [Read Transcript]

  • Holly, Pennsylvania: Forced Abortion [Read Transcript]

  • Jeanette: Twenty years after her abortion, Jeanette remembers the path she took that led to abortion and reflects on her journey to healing. [Read Transcript]

  • Jennifer Speltz: I first began to recognize that I had a story to tell when I was attending a public Junior High school in Forest Lake, MN. [Read Transcript]

  • Kate, South Carolina: Cayleigh Grace [Read Transcript]

  • Kathleen, Florida: [Read Transcript]

  • Kelly, Maryland: I was 13 years-old, having a late-term abortion in a strange city – I haven’t been the same since. [Read Transcript]

  • Leeann, Washington: I Was Pressured [Read Transcript]

  • Leslie, Wisconsin: [Read Transcript]

  • Linda, Alberta: Something Inside of Me Died [Read Transcript]

  • Lisa, California: Abortion Doesn’t Make Your Baby Go Away [Read Transcript]

  • Lisa, Louisiana: Baby Natalie [Read Transcript]

  • Magaly, Florida: [Read Transcript]

  • Mariah, Wisconsin: 14-year-old Mariah thought the easiest way to hide her mistake was to have an abortion, but the self-hatred and destructive behaviors that resulted were anything but easy. [Read Transcript]

  • Mary, Kansas: For Isaiah and Joshua [Read Transcript]

  • Mary Jo: Mary Jo was haunted by her abortions, but she now lives in the hope of seeing her children in heaven. [Read Transcript]

  • Pam: Test of Faith. Pam escaped an abusive relationship by walking out of an abortion clinic and calling a pregnancy center. [Read Transcript]

  • Pat, New York: Dedicated to John and Mary Ann, My Two Angels in Heaven. [Read Transcript]

  • Roxanne, Iowa: Cries of My Heart [Read Transcript]

  • Shannon: A Hard Lesson [Read Transcript]

  • Stacy, California: I wish someone had told me [Read Transcript]

  • Stephanie, Texas: Shares her story as though it were a dream in which she was lost for 13 years. [Read Transcript]

  • Stephanie, Vermont: Abortion hurts everyone involved, Everyone!
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  • Sue:  Sue was relieved that her abortion would protect her from the judgment of others, but her refusal to forgive herself caused more harm. [Read Transcript]

  • Susan, Oregon [Read Transcript]

  • Suzie, Oregon: Abortion always Kills. God will always Forgive. [Read Transcript]

  • Tina, Minnesota: At 17 Tina chose to have an abortion so that her life could return to normal, but she did not get the easy remedy she was promised. [Read Transcript]

  • Tracy, Indiana: Tracy's relationships with abusive men and her doubts about her ability to parent her two small children alone led her to accept abortion. [Read Transcript]

  • Victoria, California: Victoria was convinced that abortion was the only option when she became pregnant by a married man, and she will never ‘get over’ the regret she feels. [Read Transcript]

  • Vincenza, North Carolina: Vincenza's fear of losing the men in her life drove her to accept not one, but three abortions. [Read Transcript]

  • Yvonne, California: [Read Transcript

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