Help Stop Abortion

BY: Virginia Norred

Abortion

An abortion is when the pregnancy is ended so it does not result in the birth of a child. Sometimes called 'termination of pregnancy'

Sometimes the circumstances surrounding a pregnancy are tragic. Perhaps the woman was raped. However, one tragedy is not answered with another. We do not erase a rape by killing a child. We do not cure a baby by taking his life. And we do not avoid all health issues by avoiding the reality of another human being.

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Whom does this affect?

Abortion affects both the baby and the mother. Real-life stories demonstrate again and again that abortion harms women. Harm comes in a variety of forms – mental, emotional, and physical – and in some cases, women’s lives are lost through abortion.

Why should their be a memorial created for Abortion?

I want to create a memorial for this injustice so there can be a place to honor children lost in the womb, and provide a place for healing and encouragement. This memorial would show that the unborn human beings were living, separate, and unique. From the moment of conception, a new human life is in existence. Ending this life is not ending “potential.” It is ending a life. This memorial would be a safe place for mothers, fathers, grandparents, and other family members to remember children who were lost to abortion.

Where should this memorial be placed?

I would place this memorial at a shut down abortion clinic. I would place it here to show mothers, fathers and other family members where abortion happened and that the children that were killed were completely innocent and should never been punished. A child doesn't deserve to die because her mother and/or her father were irresponsible.

What is my hope for this memorial?

My hope for this memorial is to have people believe that having an abortion and ending a child's life will not solve their problems.

In reality, abortion only hides problems-it doesn't solve them. And the truth is better than a lie, when a lie would cost an innocent person’s life.

In the end, that’s what this is really about: our problems are not solved through killing an innocent person. Just because it’s legal doesn’t make it right. And just because it’s often a hidden choice doesn’t mean it won’t stay with you forever

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