Monday, January 31, 2011

Pregnant by Rape Personal Stories and Pro-Life Speakers

"This page is a compilation of life-affirming personal stories of rape survivors who became pregnant out of rape and they are either parenting the child, placed their child for adoption, regret aborting their child, or miscarried their child,
including the following:

Heather Gemmen from Indiana, Kaylee Swanson from Pennsylvania, Liz Carl from Kentucky, Irene van der Wende from the Netherlands, Heather Peterson-Grech from New Mexico, "Grace Hope," Jennifer McCoy from Kansas, Julie Savage from the United Kingdom, Angelina Steenstra from Ontario, Canada, Kay Golden, Samantha Renee,
Lizzy Brew from Australia, Sister Lucy Vertrusc from Bosnia, Kellie Sonnier from Indiana, Ashley Boyer from Michigan, Mary Gilliam from Florida, and Analyn Megison from Florida. "The adult pregnancy rate associated with rape is estimated to be 4.7%. This information, in conjunction with estimates based on the U.S. Census, suggest that there may be 32,101 annual rape-related pregnancies among American women over the age of 18." -- Center for Diseases Control Rape Fact Sheet 2/2000. WE ARE NOT ALONE!"

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