Abort73 exists because abortion exists. And because a deep and accurate understanding of abortion does not exist. If you’ll invest a few moments in serious, objective reflection, we’d like to demonstrate why elective abortion is immoral and unjust.
If you are thinking about having an abortion, please consider the case against abortion, particularly the pages on prenatal development, abortion techniques, and the difficult, but sobering page of real-life abortion pictures. Then read the stories of the countless women who have gone before you.
Help is available. Visit OptionLine.org for confidential, round-the-clock counseling via phone or chat, or to find free, local pregnancy care services in your area.
AS A SENIOR IN COLLEGE, becoming a mother was not a part of my agenda. My boyfriend and I had lofty dreams, goals, and aspirations. We were prepared planners who knew the importance of higher education and were grounded in...
I lost my virginity when I was a senior in high school. I was 17 at the time, having sex with someone who I thought loved me. I became pregnant the first time I had sex. I thought that it would never happen to me. The father constantly told me that if I loved him, I would show him I loved him and I would give myself to him. As a young and naive kid, I listened. When I found out I was pregnant, I was torn. I was living with a very strict family member. There was no way I would be able to have a child while living there. So I turned to the father, who immediately turned on me. I kept my pregnancy a secret for as long as I could before I eventually had to tell someone. The person I confided in advised me to get an abortion, just as the father had. When I had my first doctor’s appointment, I was cold all around. This was my time to see if I could keep my unborn child or have an abortion. While talking to someone there, they told me I was on my way to college and that having a child would be a bad idea. So I went along with the process. The next week, my ninth week of pregnancy, was when I had the procedure. It was the most painful thing I've ever experienced. To this day, I can still feel them taking my baby out of me... Click here to read this story in its entirety.
Location: Chicago, IL
Date Submitted: November 18, 2015
A new human being comes into existence during the process of fertilization.
Growth in the womb is a rapid process; all systems are in place by week eight.
It is unjust and inaccurate to classify certain human beings as “non-persons.”
All abortion methods violate the most basic medical tenet: “Do No Harm.”
Abortion is an act of violence against an innocent human being.