If You Perform Abortions
It's not too late to walk away.
Many in the abortion industry have already made the exodus out. If you perform abortions or work in an abortion clinic, it's time to join their ranks Your soul will thank you.
If you perform abortions or work in an abortion clinic, you must know that abortion is an act of violence that kills a living human being. Perhaps you rationalize that these human beings aren't really people, or that abortion is the lesser of two evils, or perhaps you try and remain morally neutral (you're just carrying out the wishes of the mother). Whatever put you on this career path and whatever has kept you there, know this. Freedom from this oppressive practice is just a step away. You can leave it all behind, just as many have done before you. There can be life after abortion.
Carol Everett, Anthony Levatino, Beverly McMillan, Joan Appleton, Joy Davis, McArthur Hill, and Bernard Nathanson are just some of the former abortion providers who have left abortion behind and spoken publicly about the decision. Abby Johnson was a director at Planned Parenthood; Luhra Tivis sold abortions for George Tiller. Both of them walked away. So can you.
Beverly McMillan tells us that despite achieving, "everything [she] set out to accomplish," through a successful abortion practice, "thoughts of suicide were beginning to cross [her] mind". For Anthony Levatino, the sudden death of his own daughter re-sensitized him to the tragic consequences of abortion. He says this of the experience.
That is what it took to get me to change. My own sense of self-esteem went down the tubes. I began to feel like a paid assassin. That's exactly what I was. It got to the point where it just wasn't worth it to me anymore. It was costing me too much personally. All the money in the world wouldn't have made a difference. So I quit. I slept a lot better at night after that.
McArthur Hill's recurring nightmares convinced him to stop performing late-term abortions. The reservations of his wife and a new-found salvation prompted him to quit abortions altogether. Joan Appleton a former abortion nurse and outspoken member of NOW, announced her departure as the guest speaker at a Virginia NOW dinner. "Folks, I can't do this anymore. There is something wrong here and I can no longer be a part of the abortion industry or a part of the pro-choice movement and so I can no longer be a part of NOW." Joy Davis, a Regional Director for 6 abortion clinics, finally left the industry after 1) witnessing the death of a young abortion patient due to blatant medical neglect, 2) having to "clean up" a situation in which her doctor killed a live and healthy baby who was born before the abortion could be performed, and 3) being threatened at gunpoint by the same doctor for speaking with the authorities.
Many of the former abortion providers found that they could not be reconciled to God and continue performing abortions. Their spiritual health, the future livelihood of their soul depended upon a clear and final departure from abortion. If you can sympathize with these feelings of spiritual alienation, torment and depression, follow in their steps. Be reconciled to God, cast off your misery. You may be vilified by former friends and colleagues, but you'll enter into a fellowship that is far sweeter.
For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world yet forfeit his soul?
For those of you working in the abortion industry who still aren't convinced, who still want to believe that your clinic is helping women, despite growing reservations, visit ClinicWorker.com. See if your clinic is harboring the abuses that so many other clinics have harbored. If you, like Joy Davis, are being asked to lie and cover the tracks of a reckless doctor, you need to be a voice for change, for the sake of your patients and for the sake of your own soul.
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