NY – Leaders of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the nation's largest
network of women and men testifying to the harm they've endured from abortion,
today praised Missouri Governor Matt Blunt for convening a special task force to
determine how abortions affect women.
for the devastation wrought by abortion is everywhere," said Georgette Forney,
co-founder of the SNMAC. “Thousands of women in our network alone can give
full accounts of both the physical and lasting emotional trauma caused by so
called 'safe and legal' abortion. Governor Blunt is doing a great service
not only for his state, but for women all over the country."
Task Force on the Impact of Abortion on Women convened for the first time last
week. It will look at not only the physical and emotional, but also the
social and economic impact of abortion on women.
extremely important work the Governor is undertaking,” added Janet Morana,
another co-founder of the SNMAC. “Abortion is more than a personal
decision. It impacts entire families, communities, and our nation as a
launching of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign in 2003, 2,326 women and men
have shared their testimonies publicly at 189 gatherings in 44 states and six
countries where more than 15,000 spectators have heard the truth about
abortion’s negative aftereffects. More than 4,100 people are registered to
be Silent No More. Raising awareness about the hurtful aftermath of
abortion and the help that is available to cope with the pain are two of the
The Silent No
More Awareness Campaign is a joint project of Anglicans for Life and Priests for
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