Entries for December, 2010

(Prolifer)ations 12-31-10

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN As always, we welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs! Please email Susie@jillstanek.com. Parenting Freedom nails wealthy, father-of-5 population control advocate Ted Turner on his hypocrisy. Turner espouses China’s 1-child rule for everyone, especially the poor. Eugenics, anyone?

Jivin J’s Life Links 12-31-10

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat Abortioneer Desembarazarme notes some abortion clinics don’t offer any pre-abortion counseling: I actually took the counseling portion of the program for granted until I learned that some very compassionate, professional clinics don’t offer counseling to their clients. It could be a trick to save time (clients always complain […]

Lunch Break: “Snooki’s” going to the ball

FIRST THE ORIGINAL PLAN… Just when it was thought her celeb status couldn’t get much higher, talk show host Wendy Williams reported that Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi from Jersey Shore will play hamster by being placed inside the NYC ball at Times Square. NOW THE REVISED PLAN… According to People.com, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi will drop inside a ball on NYE […]

MTV abortion special: Sad, skewed, and funded by… ?

The surprising, enduring problem abortion proponents have is people simply don’t like it. Ideologues thought legalizing abortion would settle it. But over 37 years after abortion was made legal in the U.S., abortion matriarch Frances Kissling made a striking admission earlier this year: I am driven by the changes I have seen in the way […]

Quote of the Day 12-31-10

Q: Will my parents find out if I use their insurance to get birth control? A: Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer. From page 16, FAQ Section of My Little Black Book for Sexual Health: A guide for getting the health insurance you need to prevent pregnancy until you’re ready, announced by Ibis […]

Lunch Break: CatholicVote.org 10 top reasons for hope in 2010

To give us a break from the daily grind… CatholicVote.org conducted an online request for suggestions for the Top 10 Reasons for Hope from 2010. All are life-affirming; two specifically deals with the abortion issue. The choice of music significantly enhances the visual experience and drives home an inspirational message. Think “Winter Olympics overture” with […]

Top 10 2010: Stanek’s most commented posts

Thanks to moderator Chris for researching these stats. Comments to all the posts listed below are closed due to an automatic comment shut-off feature that activates after several days to keep spammers at bay. You’ll note the comment stream often develops into a conversation that has nothing to do with the original post…

Top 10 2010: Stanek’s most read posts

When analyzing my blog’s 2010 page views, moderator Chris discovered that just like last year, many of the most read posts were not actually written in 2010. So I’m separating out the top 10 most read posts written in 2010 and the top 10 most read tabs and posts written previously. Note how popular the […]

Quote of the Day 12-30-10

To have a group of OB/GYN doctors terminating fetuses just outside our door, to force our mothers and their babies [to] drive through a common driveway, driving by the front of an abortion clinic, in order to park in our lot to have their babies cared for is an atrocity. We are here to prevent […]

Lunch Break: 2010’s best dance from expectant mom

To give us a break from the daily grind… Great moves from a very expectant mom on the Ellen show earlier this year.  Email LauraLoo with your Lunch Break suggestions.

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by Kelli

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I followed my trainer to the lab where products of conception (P.O.C.) were inspected to make sure the doctor removed all the bits that, if left behind, could cause an infection. My trainer made a point to show me the tiny arms and legs floating in the glass baking pan. At 10 weeks and beyond, those appendages are formed and clearly recognizable.

It was all so heavy. The loneliness of those little arms and legs. That girl, so clearly suffering during the procedure. Before my job at the clinic, my stance on abortion had been so black and white. I had been firmly pro-choice for as long as I could remember. Was it possible that working here could change my mind?…

Abortion is fraught with so much negative sentiment, and in a sense, abortion is plucking a life from existence that has yet to have the opportunity to thrive. No one is claiming it’s pleasant. There is nothing black and white about abortion. It’s every shade of gray. But for us pro-choicers, the woman’s life trumps the embryo or fetus. That’s the bottom line. We place value on a woman’s ability to know what is best for her. It simply needs to be a safe and legal option. When I started at the clinic, all I saw was the individual moment of pain, but over the years I began to see a much richer portrait — women coming out the other side, relieved, even if it was simply a relief to have the procedure behind them. They could go back to their lives.

Seeing every side, the whole complicated and profound process, I came out more pro-choice than ever. I started to see it from a purely biological standpoint. We were removing an unwanted growth to preserve the woman’s chosen course.

~ Amy Beeman, Salon, May 24

[Image of 10-week fetus via babybytes.ni]

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