To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Operation Outcry: Women Traumatized by Past Abortions Testify at U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold Freedom of Speech Outside Clinics

Allan E. Parker, Jr. : Dec 14, 2017  Christiannewswire.com

"Those who stand on the sidewalks have helped many women who did not know there was help to have their baby or that anyone cared ... It might have saved me years of suffering depression, guilt, miscarriage, medical problems conceiving. I carried trauma into my marriage relationship." -Cynthia Collins

(Washington, DC)— [Christiannewswire.com] Operation Outcry and The Justice Foundation filed a Supreme Court Amicus brief including the testimony of Cynthia Collins and 10 women of Operation Outcry, in Case No. 17-689, Andrew March v. Janet T. Mills, as Attorney General of Maine, et al. The issue in this case is whether a preacher should be allowed freedom of speech to preach against abortion on a sidewalk outside the abortion facility. (Click here to read the brief) (Photo: Creative Commons/via Pixabay)

The Justice Foundation was represented pro bono by Erin Mersino and William Wagner of The Great Lakes Justice Center.

Operation Outcry, a ministry of The Justice Foundation, has collected approximately 4,500 written testimonies of women traumatized by abortion in their past, who are now bravely breaking silence.

Here are some quotes from this Supreme Court Brief:

"Those who stand on the sidewalks have helped many women who did not know there was help to have their baby or that anyone cared ... It might have saved me years of suffering depression, guilt, miscarriage, medical problems conceiving. I carried trauma into my marriage relationship." -Cynthia Collins

"Since January 1973, millions of women like myself have come to regret their abortions. How I wish there had been someone to counsel me before the appointment to abort." -Myra Jean Myers

"If someone had stopped me entering that abortion clinic with my sister and Mom and told us the impact of abortion complications, risk factors and fetal development and gave us other options, I would never have chosen abortion or suffered so much pain and grief of losing six babies. I completely support sidewalk counseling in front of abortion clinics." -Nona Ellington

"I wish I had had someone talk to me before my abortion. My abortion caused me to have guilt, shame, grief, anger, rage, suicidal ideation, panic attacks, anxiety, fear, sexual dysfunction, drug and alcohol abuse, bonding issues with living children, relationship disorders, stress issues, difficulty in making decisions, emotional trauma, nightmares, flashbacks, anniversary syndrome, difficult pregnancies and deliveries, debilitating depression during holidays and family gatherings, break in trust of the medical profession." -Molly White

"I represent the post-abortive women who were hurt by abortion and have nine years' experience as a sidewalk counselor. I have multiple journals of documentation of what happens on the sidewalk." -Karen Bodle







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

A Prophetic Biblical Assembly to Take Place at the National Mall

Pray: Sally Turns Deadly with Record Rainfall Turning Roads to Rivers as It Bears Down on Deep South

'Flabbergasted': Minneapolis City Council Complains to Police Chief About Crime Spike after Vowing to Defund Police

'Stop the Car! Your Car is on Fire!': Connecticut Teen Pulls a Mom and 3 Kids from Their Burning Vehicle

Voters Brought Their Questions to Trump on COVID, Police Reform, Racial Justice: Here's What He Said

Kroger Fires Christian Employees Who Refused to Wear LGBT Rainbow, US Suit Says

Salvation Army Starts Red Kettle Program Early amid 'Tsunami of Human Need'

Girl Responds In Worship over Her 12-Year-Old Brother's Lifeless Body

'The Dawn of a New Middle East': Israel Signs Historic 'Abraham Accord' With UAE, Bahrain at White House

Boldly Defending Life': Trump Admin Expands Ban on International Funding of Abortion

CA or Sodom? Gov. Signs Law to Reduce Penalties for Sexual Relations with Minors

Is the Fear of GOD Driving Wheels of Justice in Northern Ohio?

Charles Stanley Stepping Down as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Atlanta

CA Church That Faced Fines Moves to Outdoor Services: 'I Do Not Want to See People Lost on My Watch'

Chick-fil-A Says Thanks, But No Thanks, after FAA Steps in to OK San Antonio Airport Location

Police Officer Receives Heartwarming Note in Tough Times: 'Praying God's Protection Over You'

'No Other Way to Put It, They're Amazing': Ambushed LA County Deputy's Heroic Actions Saving Her Partner after Being Shot, Caught on Video

'They're Basically a Collection of Liars': AG Barr Calls Out Mainstream Media over Riot Coverage

Federal Judge Rules Pennsylvania's Pandemic Restrictions Unconstitutional

Miraculous: Amid Wildfires that Consumed Talent, Oregon, This Church Building is 'Still Standing'; 'Pray for the Northwest!'



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement
An BCN Paid Advertisement
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com