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Abortion clinic worker: “I have fetus dreams”

In an article in Harper’s Magazine, abortion clinic worker Sallie Tisdale says:

I have fetus dreams, we all do here: dreams of abortions one after the other; of buckets of blood splashed on the walls; trees full of crawling fetuses. I dreamed that two men grabbed me and began to drag me away, ‘Let’s do an abortion,’ they said with a sickening leer, and I began to scream, plunged into a vision of sucking, scraping pain, of being spread and torn by impartial instruments that do only what they are bidden …

— Sallie Tisdale, “We do Abortions Here,” Harper’s Magazine, October 1987. Reprinted from Clinicquotes.

 

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