Saturday, April 4, 2009

April is Abortion Recovery Awareness Month in Texas

Texas Governor Rick Perry has proclaimed April as Abortion Recovery Awareness Month.

The month of April has been designated as a time to highlight and reflect on the traumatic effects of abortion. Ending a pregnancy through abortion interrupts the natural birth process and creates significant trauma and stress for those involved in the pregnancy. An abortion is a tragic ending, not only because of the loss of a life, but also because of the physical and psychological trauma caused by the procedure itself.

The U.S. Supreme Court acknowledged in April 2007 that abortion causes "severe depression," and "loss of esteem" in some women, Carhart v. Gonzalez.

Read more at Deacon For Life

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