Connecticut among U.S. states where abortion is legal to 22 weeks

Priests for Life

Publication Date: January 22, 2018


Contact: Leslie Palma - 732-757-9087

TITUSVILLE, FL – It’s $2,200 out-of-pocket to kill a baby at 20 weeks at the Hartford Women’s Center in Connecticut.

The staffer there who answered a call from pro-life activist Tara Shaver seemed almost reluctant to give out information about abortion limits and costs to the caller. But since the abortion business exists to make money, she does ultimately tell Tara what she wants to know: Abortion is an elective procedure for healthy babies of healthy mothers.

Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life and Bud and Tara Shaver of Abortion Free New Mexico released the following statement regarding this latest call:

"In the 30th undercover call released by Abortion Free New Mexico and Priests for Life, Connecticut is exposed as yet another state in America performing elective late-term abortions on healthy mothers carrying healthy babies up to 22 weeks of pregnancy. The Hartford Women's Center charges $2,200 for abortion at 20 weeks.

“We agree with President Donald J. Trump’s assertion in his historic speech to the March for Life on Jan. 19. The president said: 'As you all know, Roe versus Wade has resulted in some of the most permissive abortion laws anywhere in the world. For example, in the United States, it’s one of only seven countries to allow elective late-term abortions along with China, North Korea and others… It is wrong. It has to change.'

“We stand with President Trump and join him in calling upon the Senate to pass the Pain- Capable Unborn Child Protection Act and send it to his desk for signing, thereby putting an end to painful late-term abortions nationwide." To listen to all the calls, go to

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