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Prolifers Want to Oppress Women

In a recent Facebook status, former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson defends the notion that prolifers want to oppress women.

Abby Says:

I hear abortion proponents (particularly women) say that prolifers want to “oppress” women.

Hmm. Let’s looks at some facts.

It was actually MEN on the Supreme Court who decided Roe v. Wade. It was two MEN who created NARAL. It was men who insisted that women were certainly not capable enough to be a mother and have a career…or to be a mother and get an education. The majority of abortion providers in this country are MEN.

Abortion is a design of the patriarchy. It says that women are less than. It says that being a mother makes a woman weak. But nothing could be further from the truth.

The prolife movement believes that women are strong enough to achieve their goals while being a mother. We believe that women are strong enough to handle whatever challenges they are faced with. We believe that the answer to a difficult situation is never to take the life of an innocent human being. We believe in women. Period.

Life empowers women.

About Abby JohnsonProlifers Want to Oppress Women

Abby Johnson has always had a fierce determination to help women in need. It was this desire that both led Abby to a career with Planned Parenthood, our nation’s largest abortion provider, and caused her to flee the organization and become an outspoken advocate for the pro-life movement. During her eight years with Planned Parenthood, Abby quickly rose in the organization’s ranks and became a clinic director. She was increasingly disturbed by what she witnessed. Abortion was a product Planned Parenthood was selling, not an unfortunate necessity that they fought to decrease. Still, Abby loved the women that entered her clinic and her fellow workers. Despite a growing unrest within her, she stayed on and strove to serve women in crisis.

The Day the Music Changed

All of that changed on September 26, 2009 when Abby was asked to assist with an ultrasound-guided abortion.

She watched in horror as a 13 week baby fought, and ultimately lost, its life at the hand of the abortionist.

At that moment, the full realization of what abortion was and what she had dedicated her life to washed over Abby and a dramatic transformation took place. Desperate and confused, Abby sought help from a local pro-life group. She swore that she would begin to advocate for life in the womb and expose abortion for what it truly is.

Planned Parenthood did not take Abby’s exodus sitting down. They are fully aware that the workers who leave are their greatest threat. Instantly, they took action to silence Abby with a gag order and took her to court. The lawsuit was quickly seen as the sham it was and thrown out of court.

The media was, and continues to be, intensely interested in Abby’s story as well as her continued efforts to advocate for the unborn and help clinic workers escape the abortion industry. She is a frequently requested guest on Fox News and a variety of other shows and the author of the nationally best-selling book, Unplanned, which chronicles both her experiences within Planned Parenthood and her dramatic exit.

She Started Singing

Today, Abby travels across the globe sharing her story, educating the public on pro-life issues, advocating for the unborn, and reaching out to abortion clinic staff who still work in the industry. She is the founder of And Then There Were None, a ministry designed to assist abortion clinic workers out of the industry. To date, this ministry has helped over 150 workers leave the abortion industry. Abby lives in Texas with her husband and five precious children.