Martha embraced her as she explained that she went to FPA because her boyfriend wants her to abort their baby. But during an ultrasound examination, the FPA staff member not only allowed her to see the pictures, but even allowed her to keep one! Once she saw her baby, the mother knew that she couldn’t go through with the abortion.
(Please note: we always encourage all vigil participants to obey all laws, and we do not condone kidnapping or auto theft!)
After a desperate effort to save a young mom and her baby from forced abortion, Terri Palmquist feared she would face charges of kidnapping and grand theft auto.St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) was an abortion day at Bakersfield’s FPA abortion chamber, so vigil participants stood in various places along the sidewalk, each praying for an opportunity to make a final offer of life to any they might encounter planning a child’s death. Terri stood near the alley, focusing on putting up memorial crosses whenever she saw post-abortion women exiting with empty wombs.
The FPA parking lot was full, so when a car parked next to the crosses, Terri was not surprised to see a teenage girl in the passenger seat. Terri approached the car just as the girl (we’ll call her “Jennie”) was getting out. As the door opened, Terri smiled at Jennie and quietly said “Hi, my name is Terri; if you are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, I’m here to help.” Terri thought that Jennie appeared to be about 17 years old.
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The shadowy figure captured by our security camera at the end of a recent abortion day at Bakersfield’s FPA abortion center poignantly demonstrates the pain fathers experience when children they tried to save are aborted.
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