The Word Among Us

January 2019 Issue

It Was My Abortion Too

A father’s perspective.

By: Reg Platt

It Was My Abortion Too: A father’s perspective. by Reg Platt

Most people don’t think men are affected by abortion, but I know from personal experience that it’s not true. I lost my only child to abortion, and while it took me a while to realize it, that event nearly shattered my whole life. It wasn’t until I confronted the effects of abortion in my past that my life started to heal.

“Please Don’t Do This.” The first abortion I was involved with happened in the spring of 1976. I was nineteen, working at a...


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