A woman who aborted her twins on screen in a recent PBS documentary commented she was “honored to be given this gift of life” and then said it was inconvenient for her to allow the twins to live.
The Frontline documentary, which focused on changes in the abortion industry over the last 30 years, featured a scene in which the woman aborted her twins using the abortion drug mifepristone, or RU-486.
“What I hope I feel is a sense of peace, not only with myself and the decision that I’ve made, but also a sense of peace with these two beings that I’ve chosen not to bring into the world,” the woman said on camera. “Thank you for choosing me, and I’m honored to be given this gift of life, and also I can’t do it right now. I can’t accept that mantle in terms of the other lives that I’m taking care of and I’m responsible for.”
Pro-life leader Obianuju Ekeocha called attention on Twitter to the Frontline episode:
This PBS documentary airbrushes abortion to make it look like some healthy new age practice.
The women in blue is pregnant with twins and she is filmed here taking the abortion pill to kill them. You witness their killing😢
And her statement at the end is chilling. pic.twitter.com/NxL7w36hYI
— Obianuju Ekeocha (@obianuju) June 3, 2019
“This PBS documentary airbrushes abortion to make it look like some healthy new age practice,” Ekeocha posted. “The women in blue is pregnant with twins and she is filmed here taking the abortion pill to kill them. You witness their killing … And her statement at the end is chilling.”
In the documentary, Philadelphia Women’s Center abortionist Dr. Rebecca Mercier, who administered the mifepristone to the woman, referred to the unborn twins as “pregnancy tissue.”
I am stuck on the words "pregnancy tissue". #abortionisnotthealthcare and those abortion providers strategically withheld crucial information on what the procedure actually does and what that "tissue" consisted of. So sad.
— The Science Doc (@TheScienceDoc) June 4, 2019
Mercier said medical — rather than surgical — abortion is “a great procedure for women who want to feel like they have control over the procedure.”
Former abortionist Dr. Anthony Levatino explains in the video below what occurs during the first trimester medical abortion:
According to the documentary, about one-third of all abortions in Pennsylvania are achieved using mifepristone and misoprostol, the latter of which is taken 24 to 48 hours after the mifepristone and, as Mercier explained, causes uterine contractions and bleeding until the unborn baby is expelled from the uterus.
Twitchy observed other Twitter users also found the woman’s words, after taking the abortion drug to end the lives of her twins, “chilling”:
What the absolute hell did I just watch. That actually gave me the shivers what she says at the end. https://t.co/I33IkyvukA
— Brandon Morse (@TheBrandonMorse) June 4, 2019
"Thank you for the gift of life, but no thank you! I am going to destroy you! "
— Vivianne Hoskinson (@Hoskinsonviv) June 3, 2019
Almost exactly what she said. Chilling to the core.
— Robert Craft (@robertjcraft) June 4, 2019
That is so disturbing. Amazing how cool and calm they all are about killing two humans. Wow.
— David 🖖 (@VrianSinth) June 4, 2019
The documentary also featured pro-life OB/GYN Dr. Monique Ruberu, a Sidewalk Servants leader for 40 Days for Life.
“It used to be that people tried to be present on the killing days, the days when the surgical abortions were known to happen in the abortion centers,” Ruberu said. “But, RU-486 pill has completely changed the landscape of abortion, and it really necessitates that somebody is present outside of these abortion centers every single day, every hour that they are open.”
Ruberu tells women who take the mifepristone that they have 72 hours to reverse the effects of the abortion drug if they are prescribed progesterone.
“The babies that are saved from the RU-486 do awesome, and they don’t have any problems following as far as we know,” she explained.