Mar. 10, 2001
Holy Spirit saves angry young woman's baby
A young pregnant woman intended to abort her baby in Bakersfield,
California, last Tuesday. As she entered the Family Planning Associates
abortion facility, pro-life missionary Terri Palmquist tried to approach
her on the sidewalk. But the woman shouted "get away from me!" at Palmquist,
and hurried into the killing center.
A few minutes later, she came out to tell her friend what time to pick
her up. Palmquist asked her "is there anything we can do to help?" The
woman snapped back "yeah, shut your mouth!"
As the woman re-entered the waiting room, Palmquist said
"if you go through with this, you will regret it someday, mark my
As the woman began filling out her abortion papers, something inside her
told her she couldn't have her child killed.
About 10 minutes later, she came out again, and told
the missionaries, "you guys must be doing something right,
because I can't do it!"
In spite of this mother's initially hostile attitude, the
Holy Spirit had broken through her resistance, saving her preborn
child. And, at least two other children were also saved from abortion in
Bakersfield on Tuesday.
Feb. 21, 2001
Woman's third child saved from abortion in Buffalo
A young woman intended to abort her third child in Buffalo, New York,
last Friday morning, but she changed her mind after talking to sidewalk
counselor Sharon Murphy.
The woman and her mother sat in their van in the abortion center's parking
lot, as Murphy called out to them from the sidewalk.
After about fifteen minutes, the woman and her mother began walking toward
the door of the abortion chamber. As Murphy pleaded with them, they
responded by walking over to talk to her through the fence.
The woman told Murphy that she was three months pregnant, but she couldn't
afford to care for a third child. Murphy offered help, explaining that
she knows people who would love to adopt her child, and saying that
she would never forget this day if she aborted her baby.
The woman and her mother both began to cry, and finally she said
that she would keep the baby, and thanked Murphy for being there. After
the three women shared a tearful embrace, the pregnant woman left the
killing center, determined to let her child live.
Feb. 20, 2001
Baby saved after Connecticut Christians share the truth
About forty pro-lifers gathered in the cold in front of Connecticut's
busiest abortion mill last Friday morning. As a black couple in their
twenties came for an abortion, they were intercepted by eleven pro-abortion
who combat the efforts of the pro-life Christians reaching out
to the moms entering the killing center.
The deathscorts grabbed the
girl's arm and told her not to listen to the Christians, as the
sidewalk counselors displayed pictures of an ambulance taking a woman away
from the abortion facility after being injured by an abortion. The couple
also passed by a group of prayer warriors, pleading for them not to kill
About an hour later, the couple came out and told the sidewalk counselors
that they changed their minds. The sidewalk counselors gave them a variety
of literature, including helpful literature from the local crisis pregnancy
center, and information about the abortionist, M. A.
Blumenfeld, who is on probation for five years and cannot practice by
himself. He has four formal complaints against him for negligence and
The couple left in a taxi, determined to let their baby live.
Feb. 12, 2001
Precocious preborn saves his own life
A precocious preborn baby apparently rescued himself from an impending
abortion last Tuesday in Bakersfield, California. While the baby's mother
was in the Family Planning Associates abortion chamber's waiting room,
waiting to be called in for the abortion, she sensed something she had never
felt before: her baby inside was moving. This was quite remarkable,
considering the fact that she was only three months pregnant!
The baby's mother immediately knew that she couldn't go through with the
abortion, and she left the abortion chamber, going across the street to
the LifeHouse pregnancy help center, where she received prayer and a baby
Two other women who intended to abort their babies last Tuesday in Bakersfield
also changed their minds after talking to the LifeHouse's "pregnancy
Feb. 9, 2001
Baby saved in spite of "Right to Know" law
While a Wisconsin law failed to save a baby yesterday, an encounter with
a pro-life missionary succeeded.
The child's parents traveled from Green Bay to Planned
Parenthood's Appleton North abortion center for abortion counseling, as
mandated by the "Woman's Right to Know" law. A counselor inside
the abortion mill used the fetal development pictures in the state-mandated
booklet to convince the woman that her child wasn't really a baby yet.
As the couple left, they still planned to abort their child.
Missionary Mark Gabriel approached the couple, offering
literature about the risks of abortion along with a model of a preborn baby.
Gabriel told them that no matter what they looked like at two or three
weeks, if their mothers had aborted them at that age, they wouldn't have
seen the light of day. Then he left, and said he would be praying for them.
About 30 minutes later, the
young man said "we decided not to do it," and the young woman gave Gabriel
a big hug. They left in a happy mood, promising to bring the baby by after
he is born.
Jan. 20, 2001
Connecticut storm saves babies
A winter storm yesterday in Connecticut spared at least 13 babies
from being killed by an abortionist. Adverse road conditions apparently
prevented the abortionist's attempt to drive from Hartford to Bridgeport.
But even though the abortionist didn't show up, pro-life Christians were on
the sidewalks outside the killing center in Bridgeport, offering help to the
mothers who were considering abortion. At least two of the mothers
changed their minds, making a commitment not to follow through with their
abortion plans. The other moms left with their babies still alive, and
received helpful literature from the Christians on the sidewalk.
Marilyn Carroll, one of the pro-life leaders in Bridgeport, exclaimed
"We praise God and thank Him for the mighty things He did today."
Down syndrome scare almost results in abortion
Fears of having a Down syndrome baby motivated a woman in Bakersfield,
California, to plan an abortion for her 18-week preborn baby last week.
Her concerns were caused by the results of a genetic screening test.
A three day procedure would be necessary, she was told by a staff
member at the Family Planning Associates abortion chamber, who coldly
said "we give the baby a shot in the heart to kill it." But before she
went through with the abortion, she was encouraged by a friend to contact
Terri Palmquist with LifeSavers told her that the genetic screening tests
can be inaccurate, but that God has a plan for the baby's life, even if the
child is not perfect. Terri also located a woman who said she would be
willing to adopt the baby.
After talking and praying with Terri, the woman decided that God wouldn't
want her to abort the baby. An ultrasound on Friday revealed a normally
developing baby, indicating
baby only has a 1 in 1000 chance of
having one of the four most common genetic problems. During the ultrasound,
the baby greeted his mother by waving at her. Maybe it was his way of
saying "thanks, mom."
Cab driver tries to save a baby
A cab driver in Buffalo, New York, picked up a man and a woman on
December 27. As he drove them to their destination, he noticed that the
couple was arguing. It seemed that she didn't want to go where they
As the taxi cab pulled up to the address the man requested, he noticed a
group of people on the sidewalk, some of whom were holding signs about
abortion. The woman said she didn't want to have an abortion, but the
The cab driver cried "if I had known that you were going to an abortion
clinic, I would have refused to take you." He would not accept the money
for the fare, saying that he was a Christian and the blood of this baby
would be on his hands. In spite of the cab driver's pleas, the couple
entered the abortion chamber.
The cab driver called 911, explaining that he believed the woman was being
held against her will. The police went inside, but left after about 15
minutes without anyone.
A few minutes later, a different cab stopped in front of the pro-life
group. A woman in the back seat thanked them for being there, and said
"I have changed my mind, I'm going to keep my baby."