July 31, 2001 Report|
On Thursday, 7/26/2001, there was 1 turn-away. It appeared that the patient
was turned away for a medical reason. She had an inhaler in her hand, and I
saw her inhale some of the medication before entering the building. I am
guessing that she is an asthmatic, and that the abortion center turned her
away because she had inhaled some asthma medication that morning, or perhaps
because the patient was in middle of an asthma attack. When she exited the
building, she still had the inhaler in her hand. She told me that she had
not changed her mind about abortion. However, I have not seen her return to
the abortion center. PTL.
On Saturday 7/28/2001, there were 2 saves and 1 turn-away. PTL.
The turn-away was two women who entered the building but left before the
abortionist arrived. They would not say whether they changed their mind
The first save was a young couple--a tall white man and a short Asian woman.
As they were leaving, the man told me that they had completely changed
their mind about abortion, and the young woman acknowledged that she was
going to keep her baby. I think this couple overheard an abortion center
"counselor" taunting me. By revealing his own malevolent character, this
"counselor" may have helped the couple change their mind.
The second save was a Latin family. I'll call the woman "Laura". I saw
Laura embracing her husband in the parking lot, with their 3-year-old son
standing next to them. I called out to her, encouraging her to forego
abortion. I called out to the boy: "Tell mommy you want a little brother
or sister." Then, as Laura slowly walked across the parking lot toward the
building, I called out: "Even if you sign a waiver, you can still sue them
if they injure you, and your family can sue if they kill you." Later, Laura
came out of the building and told me that she changed her mind about
abortion. I congratulated Laura, and asked her: "What made you change your
mind?" Laura answered: "You." With that, she got in the car, and her
husband drove away.
Rose Mary Leon
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