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Date: January 11, 2005

Contact: Jerry Horn 540-785-4733

Priest Comments on Abortionist’s Fear of Violence

The January 2005 Boston Magazine Online carries the story "Confessions of an Abortion Doctor". Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, offered the following comments:

This abortionist admits, "I have the utmost respect for life; I appreciate that life starts early in the womb, but also believe that I'm ending it for good reasons."

We don't know her name, because she withheld it for safety reasons. She remembers the event ten years ago when John Salvi killed some clinic workers. She says it scares her.

We reject all violence, against unborn children, against abortionists, and against everyone else. But doesn't this abortionist realize that the words of those who kill people like her are simply an echo of her own? They say, "I have the utmost respect for life…but also believe that I'm ending it for good reasons."

Priests for Life calls upon all people to reject all violence, whether directed against abortion providers or against unborn children, and furthermore to reject the idea that we can be against one type of violence but for the other.

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