INDEX TO TOPICS IN LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Following Is an Index to various terms and topics In the letters to the editor. The numbers refer to the number of the letter.

 

A

A Woman’s Book of Choices: 40, 53, 268, 270

aborted babies: dreamed about by mother: 203; go to heaven: 85, 86, 88; photos of: 296, 297; used in experiments: 223, 224; who survive abortion: 232, 313, 325

abortion: “a cash cow”: 366; act of despair: 41; advertising ploy for: 5, 41, 100, 130; after rape or incest: 176–187; as a sacrament: 192, 193; as birth control: 190, 217–220, 390, 391; banning: 10, 70, 94–96, 196, 254; caused by drugs: 225–228, 314; coerced: 32, 155, 191, 194, 261, 403; compared to non-elective surgery: 125; creates its own demand: 219; doesn’t mix with conservatism: 197; done to women, by men, for men: 426; done without consent: 199; elective surgery: 70, 128, 258, 267, 294, 341, 362; exchanges temporary problem for permanent one: 69, 299; first-trimester: 94, 134, 255, 314, 385; forced: 3, 4, 19, 155–158, 294, 346, 399; gives other people choices: 21, 422; handbook on avoiding: 14; having non-doctors perform: 306; hysterotomy: 313; illegal: 11, 14, 39, 41, 59, 114, 137, 138, 268–279, 283, 318, 321, 326, 327, 329, 372, 404, 407, 408, 418; incomplete: 105; intensely personal decision: 3, 6, 367, 411; irreversible: 126, 294, 363; late-term: 223, 325; life-threatening: 92, 393, 404; like brushing teeth: 202; of “hard cases”: 185, 190, 202, 206, 208, 390; multiple: 92, 98, 218, 283, 342, 390, 391; not health care: 336, 340; of callers: 63; of undesirables: 243, 299; on healthy women with healthy babies: 336, 340; on non-pregnant women: 199; on pro-lifers: 221, 222; opposed by women more than men: 196, 330; outlawing will not end: 136, 138; personally experienced: 299; planned before pregnancy: 400, 401; prepayment required: 20, 169; promoting: 4, 34, 54, 84, 109, 119, 122, 157, 209, 258, 327, 331, 349; risky: 95, 128, 193, 258, 341; proof of desperation: 420; safety of, vs. birth: 92–106; second-trimester: 94; self-induced: 59, 137, 349, 372, 407; unlikely to save life: 102, 188; unwanted: 14, 403; women’s issue: 25, 194–196

abortion, effects on society: 10, 11, 78, 113, 234, 414, 415, 420; child abuse: 12, 113, 254, 265–267, 287; civil unrest: 11, 12; divorce: 11, 113, 254, 287, 415; inability to protect daughters: 10, 11; poverty: 12, 107, 113; single-parent households: 107; teen pregnancy: 107, 113; welfare: 108, 113; violence: 11, 113, 305

abortion, effects on women: agony: 299; amniotic fluid embolism: 393; amputation: 355, 362; anguish: 47, 69, 303; Asherman’s Syndrome: 92, 359; bleeding: 21, 170, 277, 280, 282, 362; brain damage: 64, 193, 381; cervical pregnancy: 92; cervico-vaginal fistula: 393; clostridium perfringens sepsis: 393; colostomy: 193, 303; coma: 64, 216, 303, 330, 355, 359; confined to nursing home: 64, 216; cyanosis: 381; damaged uterus: 92, 98, 232; death: 2, 11, 39, 58, 62, 63, 77–79, 82, 90, 91, 103–105, 114, 128, 132, 135, 138, 193, 216, 232, 245, 268, 272, 277, 303, 306, 315, 321, 336, 339, 384, 407, 409, 416, 418; depression: 267; disseminated intravascular coagulopathy: 361, 393; doubt: 20; dreams of aborted child: 203; ectopic pregnancy: 12, 98, 336, 384; emotional distress: 63, 126, 254; emotional trauma: 64, 299, 362, 395, 396; feeling alone: 69, 126; fever: 362; grief: 88; guilt: 267, 303; hemorrhage: 105; horror: 69; hypernatremia: 393; hysterectomy: 125; immeasurable sadness: 203; increased breast cancer risk: 225, 254; increased pregnancies: 112, 218, 390; infection: 92, 98, 125, 306, 336, 362; infertility: 290, 336, 359; labeling self as murderer: 126; lack of oxygen: 381; life-altering: 126, 395; maiming: 2, 11, 62, 90, 91, 135, 229, 232, 234, 245, 259, 272, 273, 303, 330, 418, 424, 427; miscarriage: 64, 98, 336, 384; no regret: 322; pelvic adhesions: 92; permanent disability: 339; persistent vegetative state: 64, 418; placenta incretia: 92; placenta previa: 92, 98, 384; premature birth: 336, 384; pulmonary thromboembolism: 361, 393; rape by abortionist: 2, 11, 12, 39, 62, 64, 77–80, 82, 132, 135, 286; regret: 20; remorse: 88; severe psychological problems: 221, 222; sterility: 193, 303, 404; suicidal: 64, 291; traumatizes rape victims: 175, 177, 208; weakened cervix: 98

abortion, reasons for: baby might be unhealthy: 202, 208, 401; can’t afford baby: 124, 131, 209; completely selfish: 41, 118, 203; don’t want more children: 207; don’t want sexual activity known: 207; don’t want to be pregnant: 190; fear of husband: 271; fetal deformity: 204, 386; financial: 192; frivolous: 202–205, 209; incest: 176–185, 187, 189, 202, 208, 369, 371, 386, 401; interfere with career: 68; lifestyle preferences: 120, 220; mother’s health problems: 202, 208, 386; mother’s life threatened: 101, 102, 202, 401; no reason whatsoever: 389; not ready for responsibility: 207–209; personal: 192; political: 192; rape: 176–187, 202, 204, 208, 386, 401; selective reduction: 388; sex selection: 385–387, 410; tired of being pregnant: 205; to be a good mother: 307–309; unable to handle motherhood: 299; unready for how baby would change life: 207–209, 307, 308; use fetus for treating Parkinson’s Disease: 223; use fetus in sculpture: 204

Abortion and Health Care Ethics: 357

abortion clinics: 23; “clinic” wrong term for: 233; closed down: 380; employees of, killed: 428; escorts at: 194, 235; illegally blocking: 229–231, 235; medical standards at: 379–383; picketing of: 11, 12, 222, 235, 299; referring women to crisis pregnancy center: 211; safety standards at: 35, 135, 281; violence at: 232–234

“abortion empowers women”: 420, 421, 424, 426

abortion industry: advertising by: 297, 347, 394, 404; ploys used by: 5, 41, 100, 130; propaganda from: 300; unregulated: 82

“abortion is safer than childbirth”: 92–103

abortion pill (See RU-486)

Abortion Practice: 231, 386

abortion statistics: 10, 12, 13, 21, 32, 63, 85, 89, 90, 105, 106, 108, 112, 113, 119, 138, 190, 198, 202, 207, 208, 210, 269, 278, 300, 340, 390, 391, 414; credibility of: 95, 97–101, 320; reporting of deaths not required: 138

“abortion stops a beating heart”: 297

abortionists: bad doctors: 258; bribing of: 11; calling injured woman a cab: 21; can’t get real jobs: 201; falsifying records: 14, 58; honest work a change of pace: 201; ignoring safety measures: 21; known felon: 407; letting woman bleed to death: 21, 232, 277, 280–282, 318; lying to women: 21, 58, 60; portrayed as nice people: 419; quitting: 312, 313; shooting of: 11, 12, 234, 409; shortage of: 310–313; should be jailed: 259–262, 264; should be marked as Cain: 310; suffer problems from abortion: 242; troubled by abortion: 220, 323

“abortions of convenience”: 202–204

abstinence: 162, 164, 198, 200

ACLU: 89, 325

ACT-UP: 256

adoption: 40, 111, 198, 209, 210, 212, 213, 278, 289–293, 307, 308; open: 291; placing child for adoption after rape: 172, 178, 180; too traumatic: 292

advertising, by abortion industry: 297, 347, 394, 404; ploys used by: 5, 41, 100, 130

Aesop’s fable: 116

AIDS: 101

Alan Guttmacher Institute: 32, 207–209, 377 (See also Guttmacher, Alan)

Alda, Alan: 194

Alvarez, Helen: 55

AMA News: 387

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): 325

American Journal of Public Health: 377

American Medical Association: 310, 311, 387

amniotic fluid embolism: 393

amputation: 355, 362

anesthesia: 351, 381

anguish after abortion: 47, 69, 303

animal rights: 46, 296

Anthony, Susan B.: 426

Anwyl, Rev. Hugh: 22

Arizona: 288

armed robbery: 1

artificial insemination: 141, 223, 401

Aryans: 243

Asherman’s Syndrome: 92, 359

Austin American Statesman: 205

Aztec: 192

 

B

Babies by Choice or by Chance: 268

“babies having babies”: 130, 376

baby boomers: 111

Baby Jessica: 337

Baby M: 26

“back-alley” abortions: 268, 270, 274–276, 278, 279, 326, 380

Baltimore: 371

banning of abortion: 10, 70, 94–96, 196, 254

baptism: 85

Beeblebrox, Zaphod: 364

Beethoven: 121

beliefs: imposed on others: 2, 6, 74–81, 236; of women, respect for: 221, 222; of pro-lifers, betrayed: 221

bestiality: 31, 197, 331, 399, 411

Bible: 85, 334

biology: basis for determining beginning of life: 145, 353; not a religious matter: 145

birth control: abortion as: 190, 217–220, 390, 391; pills: 106 (See also contraceptives)

birth rate: 13, 157 (See also population growth; population control)

bleeding: 21, 170, 277, 280, 282, 362

Boergers, Mary: 380

Bosnia, rapes in: 143, 415

Bowers, Richard M.: 158

Boy or Girl: Now Choice, Not Chance: 385

brain damage: 64, 193, 381

brain waves, of fetus: 249, 348, 352

Brazil: 300

breast cancer (See cancer)

Brewer, David: 313

bribing of abortionists: 11

Brinkerhoff, Mattie: 408

Brown, Judie: 55

Buckham, Marilyn: 202

Buffalo GYN Womenservices Clinic: 202

Bundy, Ted: 41, 43, 220, 246, 250, 419

 

C

Cain, abortionists should be marked as: 310

Calderone, Mary: 102, 269, 316, 366

California: 216, 349

Callahan, Daniel: 26, 32, 47, 330

“caller abortions”: 63

campaign contributions: 49, 55, 57, 76, 159

Camus, Albert: 48, 80

Canada: 266

cancer, increased risk of: 225, 254

“can’t afford another child”: 124, 131, 209

capital punishment (See death penalty)

cardiac defibrillators: 314

Carver, George Washington: 121

Casey decision (See Planned Parenthood v. Casey)

Catholics: 417

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): 94, 326

cervical pregnancy: 92

cervico-vaginal fistula: 393

cervix, weakened: 98

cesarean: 193, 313

“changing laws vs. changing hearts”: 62, 63

chastity (See abstinence)

chemical abortions: 119, 227 (See also RU-486)

Chicago: 407, 408

Chicago Sun-Times: 60

child abuse: 59, 414, 415; laws against: 42; increase since abortion legalized: 12, 113, 254, 265–267, 287

“child abuse will increase if women can’t bear only loved and wanted children”: 265–267

child care, federal

child molesting: 1, 44

Child Psychiatry and Human Development: 266

children: basis of value: 110, 181; better off dead: 55, 59; danger to planet: 46; denied all rights by abortion: 197; killing after birth: 65, 103, 168, 171, 181, 288, 346, 410, 413; killing of, celebrated: 192; of rapists, given death penalty for crime of father: 181–183; risk to parent after birth: 97, 103; sex with: 44, 83, 256; treated as property: 110, 301; unwanted: 107–112, 289, 290

“children are starving”: 116–121

China, forced abortions in: 3, 4, 19, 156

choice: freedom of: 29, 33–38, 65, 197, 425; pseudo: 30; restricted: 1, 2, 6, 29, 31, 42, 43, 51, 83, 399; victimizes others: 29, 45

Christianity: 91

church: 334; enemy of women: 89; looks other way: 89; members of, employed at abortion clinic: 87; not taking a stand: 90; pro-abortion members of: 90; pro-life movement’s biggest enemy: 91; silent: 90–92

Churchill, Winston: 78

cigarettes (See smoking)

civil unrest: 11, 12

Civil War: 8

Claflin, Tennessee: 426

Clark, Jeanne: 315

class warfare: 118, 337

Clergy Counseling Service: 22

clinics (See abortion clinics)

Clinton, Bill: 57, 194, 425, 428

clostridium perfringens sepsis: 393

coerced abortions: 32, 155, 191, 194, 261, 403

Cohen, Richard: 386

collection plate: 85, 87, 90, 91

colostomy: 193, 303

coma: 64, 216, 303, 330, 355, 359, 418; victims, harvesting parts of: 223

commission, for counseling: 23

complications: life-threatening: 92; not documented on clinic records: 104; not rare: 104, 105; underreported: 104 (See also abortion, effects on women)

conflict of interest: 166, 356

Connecticut: 328

Connell, Dr. Elizabeth B.: 385

consent form: for abortion: 69, 373; for carrying to term: 96, 103; for pro-lifers undergoing abortion: 221, 222

conservatism, doesn’t mix with abortion: 197

Constitution: 10–13, 38, 250, 334, 406

constitutional rights: 38, 130, 229–231, 295, 325, 334, 406

contraceptives: 159, 160, 162–165, 191, 197, 219, 241, 391; death from: 106; unreliable: 34, 217–220

coronary bypass, compared to elective surgery: 125

counseling, abortion: 54, 58, 61, 241, 291, 316, 341, 351, 356, 363, 403; commission for: 23; giving women too much information: 60; in a group: 20; kickback for: 206; post-abortion: 210

criminal abortions (See illegal abortions)

crisis: social: 69; “soul”: 69

crisis pregnancy centers: 91, 206, 418; assistance given: 170, 210, 216; not tax-funded: 210; women referred by abortion clinics: 211

Crutcher, Mark: 231, 427

cyanosis: 381

 

D

D&C: 14, 297

D&E abortion: 312

Dahmer, Jeffrey: 41, 144, 246, 250

death penalty: 36, 260–264

death row inmates: 223

deaths: from abortion: 2, 11, 39, 58, 62, 63, 77–79, 82, 90, 91, 103–105, 114, 128, 132, 135, 138, 193, 216, 232, 245, 268, 272, 277, 303, 306, 315, 321, 336, 339, 384, 407, 409, 416, 418; from abortion, reporting not required: 138; from oral contraceptives: 106; outnumber births: 158

debt, legacy of: 13

debt, national: 13, 215

“decision should be between a woman, her family, and her doctor”: 140, 367

Declaration of Independence: 9

Democratic media consultant: 5

Denes, Magda: 231, 381

depression, post-abortion: 267

diabetes, gestational: 204

dialysis, compared to elective surgery: 125

“disease of unwantedness”: 111

disseminated intravascular coagulopathy: 361, 393

divorce rate, affected by abortion: 11, 113, 254, 287, 415

domestic tranquility: 11

domestic violence: 84, 271, 408

Douglas, Stephen: 8, 17, 27, 148, 406

dreams of aborted child: 23

Dred Scott decision: 27

drinking: 120; by abortionists: 242; underage: 70, 73, 317, 374, 378

drugs: 113, 115, 253; fertility: 388; legalizing use of: 18, 33, 38, 57, 73, 331, 332; used in abortion: 225–228, 314

drunk driving: 31, 74, 139, 153, 320, 378, 399; deaths due to: 101, 181; legalized: 279

due process: 250

 

E

Eastern Women’s Center: 134

economic penalties, proposed for family size: 157

ectopic pregnancy: 12, 98, 336, 384

Ehrlich, Paul: 122

Eichman, Adolf: 322

emotional distress, post-abortion: 63, 126, 254

emotional trauma, post-abortion: 64, 299, 362, 395, 396

“empowers women”: 420, 421, 424, 426

Equal Rights Amendment (ERA): 36, 330; 426

escorts, at abortion clinics: 194, 235

Everett, Carol: 394

“every child a wanted child”: 111

 

F

family, definition of: 287

Family Planning Perspectives: 130, 158, 377

fatherhood, mandatory: 142, 397, 398

fathers: abandon pregnant women: 57, 64; coerce women into aborting: 191, 420; have no say in decision: 23, 135, 140, 191, 194–196, 333, 367, 389, 397; unwilling to be fathers: 191, 367 (See also men)

federal funding (See government funding)

Federation of Feminist Women’s Health Centers: 349

fee for delivery vs. abortion: 240

feminists: 25, 32, 64, 68, 110, 195, 330, 387, 407, 408, 420, 422, 426; cover-up of bad abortionists by: 25; historically pro-life: 110, 426

Feminists for Life: 330

fetal deformity: 204, 386

fetal development: 60, 61, 249, 313, 327, 348, 352, 353, 361, 363, 364, 395

fetal experiments: 223, 224

fetal parts: black market in: 224; fetuses deliberately conceived for: 223; harvesting of: 223

fever: 362

First Amendment: 146

first-trimester abortions: 134, 314

Flodin, Kim C.: 203

Florida Abortion Rights Action League: 376

Food and Drug Administration: 349

foodstamps: 131

forced abortions: 155–158, 294, 346, 399; overseas: 3, 4, 19

Ford, Gerald: 293

Fortress International: 208

Founding Fathers: 229

Franz, Wanda: 55

free speech: 31, 38, 246, 334

freedom: illusion of: 30; of choice: 29–38, 72; of religion: 334; tied to responsibility: 67

“freedom to live as she sees fit”: 64–69

Friedan, Betty: 26

Frost, Robert: 287

funding (See state funding; federal funding)

 

G

Gandhi: 117

Gans, Olivia: 55

General Motors: 209

Genovese, Kitty: 89

gestational diabetes: 204

Gillooly, Jane: 271

“glob of tissue”: 7, 58, 154, 261, 362, 395, 404

Globally Responsible Birthing: 158

God: 86, 148, 406; enemies of: 90; servant of: 89

government: right to interfere: 82–84, 115; regulation of other industries: 82

government, purposes of: care of human life and happiness: 8, 9, 29, 197; establish justice: 10; insure domestic tranquility: 11; promote general welfare: 12; protect children: 82; protect citizens: 17, 82; protect consumers: 83; protect rights and lives: 18, 28, 29, 197; protect weak from strong: 82; secure blessings of liberty: 13

government funding of abortions: 3, 4, 40, 54, 134, 135, 283, 333–346, 361; for rape and incest: 172, 182, 183, 370, 371; increases abortions for rape: 174, 175; increases complications: 326, 336; opposed by women more than men: 196; overseas: 3, 4; promotes abortion: 4, 84

“government has no right to tell a woman she must have a child”: 141

“government in our bedrooms”: 114, 115

Gray, Nellie: 55

Greer, Frank: 5

grief: 88

guilt: 267, 303

Guttmacher, Alan: 188, 268

 

H

handbook on avoiding abortion: 14

handicapped women, abortion for: 243

“hard-case” abortions: 185, 190, 202, 206, 208, 390

harvesting: fetal parts: 223; organs of newborns: 325

Haskell, Martin: 325

“having abortion to be a good mother”: 307–309

Having Your Baby When Others Say No: 14

health care: 70, 336, 340

heaven: 39, 85, 86, 88

helping pregnant women: 55, 131, 168, 170, 210, 211–214, 347, 402

Hemlock Society: 132

hemorrhage: 105

Hern, Warren: 103, 140, 231, 386

high-risk pregnancy: 92, 93, 98, 99

Hillview abortion clinic: 216, 380

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: 364

Hitler: 230, 244

HIV-positive: 101

homelessness: 212, 213, 414

home-school, advocates: 33

homosexuality: 256; defended as choice: 197; practices of, taught in school: 352

horror, after abortion: 69

Human Life Amendment: 255

“human pesticide”: 226

human sacrifice: 45, 146, 147, 192, 193

hypernatremia: 393

hysterectomy: 125

hysterotomy abortion: 313

 

I

“I love abortion”: 425

“If you can’t trust me with a choice, how can you trust me with a child?”: 52

illegal abortions: 11, 14, 39, 41, 59, 114, 137, 138, 268–279, 283, 318, 321, 326, 327, 329, 372, 404, 407, 408, 418; abortionists more careful during: 268; bribing doctors: 11

Illinois: 60

In Necessity and Sorrow: 231, 381

incest: 115, 173, 369, 370, 411; legalizing: 54

incest, abortion after: 176–185, 187, 189, 202, 208, 369, 371, 386, 401; eliminates evidence of crime: 184, 189, 369; protects father, not daughter: 184, 370, 371; punishes child for father’s crime: 181, 182; returns victim to abuser: 369–371; stiffer sentence for innocent bystander than perpetrator: 183

incompetence, legal: 294

incomplete abortion: 105

infection: 92, 98, 125, 306, 336, 362

infertility: 290, 336, 359

informed consent: 23, 60, 61, 135, 160, 351, 393; lack of: 30, 58, 92, 389; lobbying against: 24, 35, 353–365, 392, 394–396

insanity, defined: 414

insemination, artificial: 141, 223, 401

insurance fraud: 53, 58, 232, 270

“intensely personal decision”: 3, 6, 367, 411

International Planned Parenthood Federation: 3

Intra-Uterine Device (IUD): 255

IRS: 215

“it’s not a baby”: 236–239

 

J

“Jane”: 407, 408

Jefferson, Thomas: 28, 29, 78, 197

Jesus Christ: 85, 91

Jews: 246; dehumanized: 79, 242; rescued from Nazis: 43, 79, 230, 407

“join with us to end the need for abortion”: 197–201, 206–209

 

K

Kaplan, Laura: 407, 408

“keep your rosaries off my ovaries”: 417

Kennedy, Ted: 194, 425

kickback: 206

King, Martin Luther Jr.: 62, 139, 229

kingdom, sow seed into: 91

knitting needles, self-abortion with: 59

Ku Klux Klan: 256–258

 

L

Lader, Larry: 157

LaHaye, Beverly: 55

late-term abortions: 325; fetal parts from: 223

laws: 39, 42, 43, 62, 70–72, 83, 139, 140; basis for: 144; sometimes wrong: 229

lawsuit: 216, 321, 380

Lee, Nancy Howell: 274

Lejeune, Jerome: 226

Leona’s Sister Gerri: 271

Letich, Larry: 143

Levatino, Anthony: 312

life: 147, 149–152; based on biology: 145; begins at conception: 145, 251, 253; begins at first breath: 410; begins at 40: 413; begins at senility: 252; begins when determined by woman: 153, 154, 221, 288; mother’s, unlikely to be saved by abortion: 188 (See also “no one knows when life begins”)

life-threatening abortions: 92, 393, 404 (See also abortion deaths)

Limbaugh, Rush: 63

Lime 5: Exploited by Choice: 231, 427

Lincoln, Abraham: 8, 15, 17, 27, 78, 121, 148, 406

Lincoln-Douglas debates: 8, 15, 17, 27, 148, 406

liver transplant, compared to elective surgery: 125

Lucas, Henry Lee: 273, 324

 

M

MacNair, Rachel: 55

Mafia: 182, 253

maiming, by abortionist: 2, 11, 62, 90, 91, 135, 229, 232, 234, 245, 259, 272, 273, 303, 330, 418, 424, 427

malpractice: 104, 105

Malthus, Thomas: 122

“mandatory motherhood”: 142, 397, 398

mandatory fatherhood: 142, 397, 398

Manson, Charles: 45

manufacturing industry, regulated by government: 82

March for Life: 55

marriage: 130, 200, 398, 400, 411; minimum age proposed: 157; of pregnant teens: 130; of preteens: 411

Maryland: 216, 380

Massachusetts: 416

maternal death: 93, 95, 96, 99–102, 336, 415

Mathewes-Green, Frederica: 420

McCorvey, Norma: 174, 185

medical boards, complaints to: 12

medical procedures: abortions, performed by non-doctors: 306; performed by unqualified people: 58

medical records, falsified: 14, 58

medical standards at abortion clinics: 379–383

Medical World News: 385

Meloy, J. Reid: 323

men: become abortionists: 191, 194, 196; benefit from abortion: 21, 196, 321, 421, 422, 424–426; can’t understand women’s position: 195; interfering with decision: 194; let women and children suffer: 191; think women deserve better: 194; would never tolerate abortion if pregnant: 193, 330 (See also fathers)

mental illness, feigned: 40, 53, 270

mental retardation: 294

military spending: 335, 338, 344

Minnesota: 377

minority women: 55, 243

minors, requiring parental permission: 127–129; to seek medical attention: 127

miscarriage: 223, 239, 251; due to abortion: 98, 336, 384; falsified: 14, 53, 270

moral agents: 39–44, 47, 49, 50, 51, 221

morality: 39, 40, 43–45, 47; imposed on others: 2, 65, 139 (See also beliefs; religious beliefs)

Mormons: 411

Moses: 293

“most Americans favor choice”: 133–135, 341, 342

motherhood: mandatory: 142, 397, 398; surrogate: 26

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD): 320

mother’s health problems: 202, 208, 386

mother’s life threatened: 101, 102, 202, 401

multiple abortions: 92, 98, 218, 283, 342, 390, 391

murder: 44, 45, 48, 65, 87, 88, 136, 171, 232, 323, 324; abortion described as: 244–247; laws against: 39, 43; of parents by children: 97, 103; of wife by husband: 309

Muslim: 171

“My Special Child,” song about aborted child: 205

 

N

Nathanson, Bernard: 269

Nathanson, Sue: 69, 126

National Abortion Federation: 60, 174, 196, 207, 222, 234, 379, 380

National Abortion Rights Action League: 5, 157, 269, 379

National Center for Health Statistics: 104

national debt: 13, 215

National Education Association (NEA): 161

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: 428

National Medical Committee: 385

National Organization for Women: 295, 315

National Rifle Association (NRA): 334

Nazis: 43, 230, 233, 242–244, 322, 407

New England Journal of Medicine: 361, 388

New York: 89, 329, 391

New York Times: 119, 218

New York Woman’s: 134

news media, misled public: 93, 94, 104, 105, 409, 419

Newsweek: 119, 203

Ney, Dr. Philip: 266, 267

nihilists: 45

Nixon, Richard: 84

“no absolute values”: 48

“no one knows when life begins”: 147, 149–152, 253, 348

“no right to do wrong”: 1, 8, 17, 27, 148

Nobel Prize winner: 48, 80

Norplant: 255, 399

North American Man-Boy Love Association (NAMBLA): 256

“not pro-abortion, but pro-choice”: 33–38, 399

Nuremberg Trials: 246 (See also Nazis)

nursing home, confined to: 64, 216

 

O

O’Connor, Sinead: 205

“one’s own concept of existence”: 45, 46

“opposing sex education increases abortions”: 159–166

optometrists: 195, 356

oral contraceptives (See contraceptives)

“outlawing abortion will not end it”: 136, 138

overpopulation: 122, 303, 415 (See also population control)

oxygen deprivation: of fetus: 225; of woman: 381

 

P

pagans: 192

parental consent: 125–129, 135, 140, 160, 173, 294, 333, 368, 369, 372–378; lobbying against: 24, 35; reduces teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion: 377

parents, financially responsible: 127, 372–374

Parkinson’s Disease, treated by fetal brain cells: 223

pastors: 85–91

paternity suits: 57

Paul, Alice: 330, 426

PBS: 271

pedophile: 44, 256

pelvic adhesions: 92

Pentagon: 215, 335

permanent disability: 339

persistent vegetative state: 64, 418

“personally opposed to abortion”: 49, 74–80

“personally troubled about abortion”: 54–59

personhood of fetus: 6–8, 17, 149, 251, 325; determined by woman: 413

personhood of women: 2, 6, 416

pesticide, human: 226

Philadelphia: 407

physician: involvement in decision

picketing, of abortion clinics: 11, 12, 222, 235, 299

Pill, The: 106, 159, 417 (See also oral contraceptives)

placenta: deteriorates from RU-486: 225; incretia: 92; previa: 92, 98, 384

Planned Parenthood: 19, 22, 36, 89, 94, 122, 141, 158–166, 188, 207–209, 241, 256–258, 268, 295, 306–308, 316, 366, 377, 379, 385, 404; America’s largest abortion provider: 22; annual budget: 214

Planned Parenthood v. Casey: 45, 46, 61, 301, 302

plastic springs, used in abortion: 407

Pollitt, Kathy: 218

political campaign funds (See campaign contributions)

polygamy: 411

poor women: 118, 123, 131, 243, 326, 334, 336, 337, 340, 341, 344–346; unequal burden on: 123, 334

population control: 122, 157, 158

Population Council, The: 112, 219

population growth: 13, 122

Post-Abortion Syndrome: 320

Postal Service: 215

“potential life”: 237, 238, 251, 252

poverty: 117, 120, 121, 123, 201, 207, 324, 337, 414, 415; affected by abortion: 12, 107, 113

Preamble: 10–12

pregnancy: called a disease: 103; cervical: 92; death in subsequent: 92, 98; difficulties in subsequent: 92, 98, 336, 384; high-risk: 92, 93, 98, 99; justify carrying to term: 22, 96, 103; not a disease, illness, or injury: 240, 336, 340; preplanned to abort: 340, 400, 401; risks of: 92, 93, 95–103, 106; tests: 159, 160, 169, 241, 341; unplanned: 109, 112, 159, 160, 170, 179, 287, 298, 400, 401

premature birth: 336, 384

prepayment, required for abortions: 20, 169

Presidential Commission on Population: 157

pressure to abort: 14, 19, 20, 32, 70, 71, 191, 261, 402, 424

privacy: 222, 334

pro-abortionists: lie: 40, 58, 269, 270, 273, 278; encourage lying: 40, 53, 284; falsely report rape: 40, 53, 174, 270; feign mental illness: 40, 53, 270; threaten suicide: 40, 53, 284; falsify miscarriage: 270

“pro-choice,” defined: 389

“pro-choice, not pro-abortion”: 33–38, 399

pro-choicers don’t trust women: 55, 56, 59, 61

“product of conception”: 237

progress for women: 421, 424

“pro-life, that’s a lie; you don’t care if women die”: 418, 429, 430

pro-lifers: abortions on: 221, 222; predominately women: 55, 56

“pro-lifers only care about life from conception to birth”: 214, 216

“pro-lifers should help people who are already here”: 210–213

promoting abortions: 4, 34, 54, 84, 109, 119, 122, 157, 209, 258, 327, 331, 349

prostaglandin: 314

prostitution: 18, 38, 57, 72, 198, 331, 332

psychological problems, post-abortion: 221, 222

pulmonary thromboembolism: 361, 393

purpose of government (See government, purpose of)

 

Q

Queer Nation: 256

“quickening”: 327, 328

 

R

racketeering: 253, 335

Ragsdale, Richard: 60

rape: 1, 2, 6, 31, 44, 62, 87, 115, 136, 139, 140; abortions for: 176–187, 202, 204, 208, 386, 401; by abortionist: 2, 11, 12, 39, 62, 64, 77–80, 82, 132, 135, 286; effects of: 177, 178; falsely claimed in Roe v. Wade: 185; falsified reporting of: 40, 53, 174, 270; fear of reporting: 174, 175; justifies abortion: 172, 179; placing child for adoption after: 172, 178, 180; reporting requirements for funding: 174, 175, 186; state-funding increases abortions for: 174; trauma of, compounded by abortion: 175, 177, 208

Rebel, The: 48

religion: 85, 122, 144, 147, 171, 254, 334, 417

religious beliefs: 2, 148, 171, 253, 406; as basis for laws: 144; imposed on others: 144–147, 192

Reno, Janet: 428

reporting requirements: for deaths due to abortion: 138; for rape: 174, 175, 186

residents, higher complication rate than doctors: 306

“resources are scarce”: 118, 120–122

responsibility: result of freedom: 67; to others: 66, 229

“restrictive” vs. “protective”: 317

resuscitation equipment: 314

Revolutionary Worker: 202

Reynolds, R. J.: 358

right to life: determined by child’s father: 181–183; endowed by Creator: 9

rights: based on residence: 9; constitutional: 38, 130, 229–231, 295, 325, 334, 406; no right to do wrong: 1, 8, 17, 27, 148; not absolute: 65, 66, 68, 197; of children, denied by abortion: 197; to confidentiality, relinquished: 222

Roe v. Wade: 14, 114, 156, 174, 185, 251, 253, 268, 272, 274, 276–280, 282, 286, 314, 327–329, 426

RU-486: 225–228, 314

Rule, Ann: 419

Rushdie, Salman: 171

 

S

sacrament, abortion as a: 192, 193

Sacrament of Abortion and Pagan Meditations, The: 192

sacrifice, human (See human sacrifice)

sadness, immeasurable, after abortion: 203

safety, of abortion vs. birth: 92–106

safety standards for clinics: 135, 281; lobbying against: 35

Salvi, John: 416

Sanger, Margaret: 122, 141

Santa Monica Evening Outlook: 22

Santoro, Geraldine: 271–273

Satan, silent partner of: 89

Satanic Verses, The: 171

Satanists: 45

“save souls, not bodies”: 85–89

Schindler, Oskar: 43, 79, 230

school-based sex education: 161, 162, 241, 352

Schrank, Jeffrey: 30

Schweitzer, Albert: 86

Search for an Abortionist, The: 268, 274

second opinions, on surgery: 362, 363

second-trimester abortions: 94

Second World War: 79

selective reduction abortions: 388

self-induced abortion: 59, 137, 349, 372, 407

selling fetuses: 224

selling organs for transplant: 331

“separation of Church and State”: 146

serial killers: 39, 261, 273, 323, 324, 419

service industry, regulated by government: 82

sex: avoiding until ready for parenthood: 198, 209; casual: 34, 67, 301, 302; encouraged: 34, 112, 241; illegal: 411; outside of marriage: 200; promiscuous: 200 (See also rape; incest; bestiality)

sex education: 159–166, 352; “values-

neutral”: 162, 164, 165

sex selection abortions: 385–387, 410; most aborted babies are female: 387; promoted by Planned Parenthood: 385

sexist attitude: 176, 195

sexuality: accepting associated risks: 217; taking responsibility for: 198

sexually transmitted diseases: 113, 161

shooting, at abortion clinics: 11, 12, 234, 409, 428

“shortage of abortion providers”: 310–313

silence, of church: 90–92

60 Minutes: 380

slavery, parallel to abortion: 8, 27, 148, 229, 406

Smith, E. Dorsey: 357

Smith, Susan: 65, 168, 171

smoking: 160, 320, 336, 358

Snap, Crackle, and Popular Taste: The Illusion of Free Choice in America: 30

social inequality: 123

society, consequences on (See abortion, effects on society)

sonogram: 353

Soul Crisis: 69, 126

spiritual implications

standards, at abortion clinics: medical: 379–383; safety: 35, 281

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady: 110, 426

state funding (See government funding)

statistics: on abortion: 10, 12, 13, 21, 32, 63, 85, 89, 90, 105, 106, 108, 112, 113, 119, 138, 190, 198, 202, 207, 208, 210, 269, 278, 300, 340, 390, 391, 414; on abortion, credibility of: 95, 97–101, 320; on birth rate: 13; on maternal death: 100, 101; on smoking deaths: 95, 98, 99, 100

Steinem, Gloria: 26

Stengle, Sylvia: 222

sterility: 193, 303, 404

sterilization: 157, 399

stillbirths: 295

suction machine: 69, 227, 313, 372

suicide: 291, 378, 419; contemplating: 64, 284, 402; falsely threatening: 14, 40, 53, 284, 285

Supreme Court: 27, 45, 46, 60, 153, 209, 301, 302, 330

surrogate motherhood: 26

 

T

Taft, Charlotte: 167

Tampa Tribune Times: 376

tattoos: may cause regret: 126; not allowed on teens: 126, 129

tax credit, per-child: 158

tax evasion: 47, 58, 232; laws against: 39

teen pregnancy rate, affected by abortion: 107, 113

ten Boom, Corrie: 230

Teresa, Mother: 86, 258

Texas: 337

theologians: 147, 253, 254

theological aspects: 147, 193 (See also religion; religious beliefs)

“therapeutic abortions”: 268, 280

Third-World nations: 116, 118

Thomas, Dave: 293

Tibet, forced abortions in: 3

Tietze, Christopher: 112, 269

Time: 119

Title X: 4, 209, 361

torture: 87, 230

“toughest decision a woman will ever make”: 167–169

transportation industry, regulated by government: 82

travel to other states: 70, 71, 73

treason: 229

“trust women”: 44, 49–51, 53–61

 

U

ultrasound: 236, 327, 350, 388, 404, 410

unborn baby: footprint of: 297; known blood type of: 405; identifiable genetic code of: 405; movement of: 313, 327; seen as “glob of tissue”: 7, 58, 154, 261, 362, 395, 404; treated for diseases: 350, 405; unique fingerprints of: 405

Underground Railroad: 229, 407

undue hardship: 396

“unequal burden on poor women”: 123, 334

UNICEF: 300

United Nations Population Fund: 3

unplanned pregnancy: 109, 112, 159, 160, 170, 179, 287, 298, 400, 401

unwanted abortions: 14, 403 (See also coerced abortions)

unwanted children: 289, 290; “who will pay for?”: 107–112

unwantedness: 108, 111, 324

uterus, damage to: 92, 98, 232

 

V

vacuum aspirator: 69

vacuum cleaner: 23, 63

“values-neutral” sex education: 162, 164, 165

violence: affected by abortion: 11, 113, 305; at abortion clinics: 232–234; by families of abortive women: 234; domestic: 84, 271; in workplace: 428

voting record, pro-life: edge at polls: 49

 

W

waiting period: 160, 366, 393; lobbying against: 35, 119, 392, 394–396

“war against women”: 330

Washington Post: 386

“we don’t advocate abortion”: 22–25, 27, 28

welfare: 108, 113

when life begins: at first breath: 410; at 40: 413; at senility: 252; determined by woman: 153, 154, 221, 288; “no one knows”: 147, 149–152, 253, 348

“who decides—woman or state”: 1–20; parallel to rape: 1, 2, 6

“Who will pay for unwanted children?”: 107–112

WIC: 131

Williams Obstetrics: 106

Winfrey, Oprah: 400

Wolf, Naomi: 199, 247, 297

Woman’s Book of Choices, A: 40, 53, 268, 270

“woman’s right to choose”: 425

“woman’s right to control her own body”: 26, 38, 331, 332

women: deserve better: 194; don’t want abortion: 21, 30, 70, 402, 424; experimented on with drugs: 226, 228; exploited by abortion industry: 30; have no excuse for carelessness: 199; in combat: 423; non-pregnant, abortion on: 199; oppose abortion more than men: 196, 330; second-class citizens: 193; sexually available to men: 106, 421; source of income for abortion clinic: 159, 214, 241, 293; treat children as property: 110, 301; treated as property by men: 110; treated as sex toys: 200, 421, 426; victimized by abortion: 263, 264; what they want: 3, 123, 201, 421

“women are not incubators”: 416

“women should be their own moral agents”: 39–44, 47, 49–51, 221

“women’s issue”: 25, 194–196

“women’s rights advocates”: 347, 366, 379, 422, 423, 426

Woodhull, Victoria: 426

World War II (See Second World War)

 

Y

“you can’t legislate morality”: 139 (See also morality)

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