Mary's Abortion

If you are reading this, it means you are considering an abortion, and that you want some more information, and that’s smart because there are some things you should know before you make your decision. Don’t count on the staff at the abortion clinic to help you make this choice; they aren’t there to help you. The reason they are in this business is to make money and I know this is true because the very first thing I had to do there was to pay them $300, cash, before I even talked to the counselor or met the doctor. I had some blood drawn and then I was sent to the room with another girl where we watched the video which explained the procedure as they like to call it. You see, they don’t like to use the word “abortion” at an abortion center. Kind of ironic, isn’t it? The video made abortion seem like a quick and easy solution to a problem pregnancy and the message it put across was that you could take care of your problem and walk out of there, carefree. Now I hadn’t talked to anyone about my pregnancy so I was very glad to hear I would be talking to a counselor. I wasn’t sure I wanted to have an abortion, but I was so frightened at the prospect of becoming a parent. You see, I didn’t realize I already was a parent. When I told the counselor I was firghtened and nervous, she told me that was normal, that she gets frightened before she has a pap smear. She  didn’t spend...