"I want to get better at talking about this to help others, because I'm no longer fearful and refuse to be Silent No More."
"Unfortunately, abortion is presented as a solution to women like my mother, to spare their children from suffering. And what I hear when I hear that is the following question: Wouldn’t you rather have died than to have your difficult upbringing? And the answer I say again and again, without hesitation, is 'no'." Sarah's 2019 March for Life testimony
"After seeing post abortion healing program in our church bulletin at
work I said, 'That's not for me, that's for people who are desperate and
think they're not forgiven.' Well, shortly after, about two years
later, I started to think that maybe I did need the help, and the
feelings would surface more and more."
"I was well aware of how precious life is and had always felt that even
in cases of rape that every life deserves a chance at life! I just had no
idea how personally I would be impacted by abortion or that I would be
faced with the choice to have to choose either life or death under the
most gravest and unthinkable circumstances!"
"I made the decisions to become active in the pro-life movement to educate my generation and share the truth about abortion. I stand here today in the honor of my siblings. For them, I will always be silent no more." Maddie's testimony from the March for Life 2015
"The fact that I am the only man giving a testimony today demonstrates
the tragedy of the “other partner” and the reluctance of men to own up
to their responsibility in the abortion issue. Men, it is time we step
up." Bill's testimony at the Walk for Life 2015
"My every action has caused a shock wave that has greatly impacted my
family, living children, and friends...They long for what could have been, and wish I would have been
strong enough to have made the choice to choose life." Monica's testimony from Walk for Life 2015
"It was only when I married and saw
the sonogram of my first child to survive that I recognized the humanity
of the fetus in the womb."
As a mother of three children and at a crisis point in her marriage, Barbara chooses abortion and spends 38 year trying to find peace from her pain.
"As I look at my three living children, I think of what my first child
would have looked like, what their personality would have been. I
will always regret my abortion. It was the greatest mistake of my life."
"The law requires a “counseling session” prior to the abortion procedure. The doctor didn’t tell me that the
psychological scars may still be present years later; that there was no
drug that would numb my heart."
Terry shares his feelings about abortion loss through poetry.
"I feel it is time we blow the trumpet of awareness so that
all those who have been victims and are hurt by abortion will be given the opportunity
to tell others the effect it has had on them and their families. It is time to
do battle so that what the devil intends to do will not affect our generation
and the generation to come."
After not receiving the help and guidance she needed when she chose abortion, Shawna now advises her friends to choose life and wants to help other women make a different choice.
Meg chose adoption for one of her children but abortion for another--now she shares her grief over her choice and the culture of death.
"Her promises were empty. My freedom to choose became my shackles. Despair, regret, grief,
and wanting to die became the chains I carried with me." Vanessa's testimony at the Walk for Life 2014
Rebecca regrets the abortion she had as a teenager--and now she implores mothers to not only choose life but to chose adoption.
Nanci had an abortion as a teenager--now she encourages her young adult children to participate in pro-life activities and to share her story to encourage others to choose life or to find healing from their abortion pain.
"If abortion is okay, why don’t we talk about it openly? If abortion is
the right choice, why am I so afraid to tell people, like my family and
friends? When we do something we’re proud of, or that’s the “right
choice”, don’t we share it openly, freely defending our position? Well,
if abortion is the “right choice” why does it feel so wrong?"
"My life has been graced in ways I can never explain. I was able to use
my abortion to help other make different decisions, by giving them the
truth that I never had."
She was furious that her husband had left their child with "strangers."
"It scares me to think that if I wasn't aware of what was going on when
filling out the paper work and had gone into that exam room, what would
have happened. Would I have realized what was going on and at what
After Hollie sees the effect of abortion in her own family, she wants to share the wonders of motherhood and choosing life.
Louise remembers her experience in the clinic, the depression that followed the abortion, and the joy of being a mother.