Friday, January 18, 2013

Why Yes, I am Pro-Life!

It is no uncommon fact that I am very much pro-life, and today is National Right to Life Day.
From DJammar  Maternity on Etsy

Now, I don't believe that government should dictate to us what we can and cannot do with our lives, bodies, etc., but I am, personally, very  much against abortion.  

I know people who have had abortions, and it isn't my place to judge another person's decision.  But, as for myself, abortion is not an option.  
From The Painted Monkeys on Etsy

There are alternatives to abortion!  Just because the birth mother, or father, doesn't want the child, doesn't mean it isn't wanted!

So many women in our country want children so desperately.  Adoption, to me, seems to be one of the greatest gifts a mother who is contemplating abortion could give to her child.  
From CCWD on Etsy

Did you know that the heart begins to beat at 6 weeks?
At 11 weeks, the eyes begin to form.
They can also begin to feel at 11 weeks.  That means that surgical abortions at 15 weeks can be felt by the baby!
At 26 weeks, the baby can hear.

But what about in cases of rape, or incest?  Well, only about 1% of abortions are performed for that reason. 25.5% are performed simply because the mother just doesn't want to have a baby yet.  (Facts according to
From Words of Truth Designs on Etsy

Allan F. Guttmacher, known as the Father of Planned Parenthood, said himself that "Today, it is possible for almost any patient to be brought through pregnancy alive; unless she suffers from a fatal illness such as cancer or Leukemia, and, if so, abortion would be unlikely to prolong, much less save life."  (

From Helen's Corner or Etsy

Babies are blessings.  If you feel a baby isn't going to bless your life at the moment, then bless another mama who desperately wants a baby.  

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  1. I was just reading the other day that a woman can have a "medically necessary" abortion for something as little as heartburn, because technically heartburn affects the mother's health. It's truly so sad, and I'm with you on this one!


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