Hard to imagine 50 million babies.
This past Sunday was Sanctity of Life Sunday in commemoration of the passage of Roe vs. Wade. It was a sad commemoration because the latest statistics show 50 million babies have been aborted since 1973 when Roe vs. Wade legalized abortion. We lit 50 candles representing the 50 million babies the world never celebrated.
We had a special speaker, Claire Culwell, an abortion survivr. It is a strange, sad, wonderful story. Her mother was only 13 when she learned she was pregnant with Claire. The young teen's mother took her to an abortion center and she had an abortion.
That aborted baby was Claire's twin. Not for two months did the young teen mother learn that she was still pregnant.
Delivered 2 months premature, Claire was saddled with many physical problems but she is a fighter and she survived and was adopted into a loving home.
She is still a fighter, outspoken for life. Her tone, however, was amazingly forgiving. She asked us to pray.....for the abortion providers. She reminded us that the only way we will make an impact is to speak boldly in love.
With the staggering statistic that 43% of all women have had an abortion, it has become a medical need to treat the women who years later still suffer the effects of PTS or post traumatic stress from the depression and guilt associated with their decision.
Every abortion involves three people—a mother, a baby and a father. More and more men have expressed their grief over the loss of a baby through their partner's abortion.
It may be considered a woman's choice, but it also effects a baby and a man.
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