The Word Among Us

October 2010 Issue

When the Grief Won’t Go Away

Hope for Healing after Abortion

By: Michaelene Fredenburg

When the Grief Won’t Go Away: Hope for Healing after Abortion by Michaelene Fredenburg

Abortion—some pray for the men and women involved, while others participate in marches for life, reach out to women experiencing unexpected pregnancies, or advocate for life-affirming legislation. But even if legalized abortion were to end today, the aftermath would continue far into the future.

There’s no undoing the abortions that have been performed—forty-five million in the United States alone, according to one estimate...

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