By DEXTER DUGGAN
Carolyn Gerster, MD, would tell of the time she visited the old Soviet Union and noticed a building that always was busy. What’s going on in there?
That’s an abortion clinic, she was told.
A place where only abortions are performed, the young American physician was informed.
Gerster was stunned at the idea of a facility whose only purpose was ending the lives of babies.
This was before the permissive abortion movement began to rear its head in the United States in the 1960s. The Godless, Communist Soviet Union, no respecter of human life, wanted abortion easily available to the women under its boot.
Having driven them into lives lacking hope and faith, the Communist ideologists offered them a merciless escape from birth, too.
Graduating from medical school at age 22, the precocious Gerster joined the U.S. Army as a Medical Service Officer and rose to the rank of captain before re-entering civilian life.
Gerster was an internist and cardiologist who helped lead fledgling pro-life movements in Arizona and nationally after permissive abortion began to be pushed in the U.S. She died at age 88 early this year.
When she would recollect seeing the Soviet abortion clinic, it was with a sense of amazement that something like that could exist, before the U.S. elite set out to ram it down everyone’s throat here with propaganda and lies.
The propaganda always has been key to that movement, to disguise its viciousness and dishonesty. … Continue Reading