27 October 2015 is the 48th Anniversary of when the Abortion Act became law in the UK.
Since that time more than eight and a half million unborn babies have died in a number of ways.
- The vast majority that would have been under ten weeks old by being sucked apart from within their mother's womb so that their body parts could fit through a tube about the size of a ball point pen.
This operation is called a suction abortion.
- Those over ten weeks but under eighteen weeks would have been sliced to pieces by a curettage and their skulls crushed to pieces so that their body parts could be extracted from the womb.
These operations are commonly known as D & C or D & E depending on the age of the unborn baby or 'tissue' as the medical world call the unwanted unborn.
- For those babies over eighteen weeks the procedure is different.
There is no operation to remove the baby from the mother's body.
The unborn baby's heart is injected with poison so that s/he will die in the womb.
The mother can often feel the baby writhing in pain before s/he dies.
The mother is then given a drug to expel the baby from her body.
The mother basically gives birth to a dead baby.
This is called a late abortion.
In recent years as modern medicine has progressed, new ways have been introduced to try and alleviate the distress caused to mothers when it comes to killing their unborn babies.
These new ways are actively promoted in schools to try to hide the failed sex education policies of successive Governments.
It may even be the school nurse that supplies the medication in strict confidence.
Parents or the GP are not informed.
- RU486 is used up to nine weeks of pregnancy.
It is a three part procedure where the mother takes a pill in the presence of a doctor or nurse, then goes home.
This pill is supposed to kill the baby in the womb.
A couple of days later the mother returns to the doctor or nurse to receive a second pill that is then supposed to expel the baby from the womb.
The mother needs to make a third visit to be examined to confirm the 'contents of the womb' are no longer there.
The mother may need a D & C operation to remove any body parts that may have not been expelled.
However, the baby could be expelled from the womb anytime after the first pill, which means the mother could be alone, or even on a bus or out shopping when this happens.
This is not a pain free experience.
- The Morning After Pill is supposed to be taken within 72 hours of sexual intercourse having taken place and if the girl or woman thinks she may become pregnant.
&nsbp;She may have had unprotected sex (no condom), or the condom could have split or leaked.
The Morning After Pill works in the same three ways as oral contraception (the Pill), or other contraceptives such as implants and Depo-Provera, but is of a much higher concentration of the drugs.
Nobody knows exactly at what stage of a woman's cycle the contraceptive drugs work so it is more than possible that a baby is conceived but destroyed.
- It stops ovulation, which means an egg is not released from the ovary into the fallopian tube.
- It prevents the sperm from reaching the egg by thickening the mucus in the vagina.
- It prevents a newly conceived human from implanting into the womb.
It is not a fertilised egg as by this stage the unborn child is alreay about 5-6 days old.
- In 1990 the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) became law.
Since that time human embryos have been allowed to be created from eggs donated by mothers-to-be who wished to avail themselves of such technology that might enable them to become pregnant themselves.
IVF has been the major medical procedure sought by these women, but this procedure in itself destroys more embryos that are born.
As technology and research has advanced more and more unborn embryos are created in the laboratories, experimented on and then destroyed.
Another way that scientists obtain eggs to use in experimentation is to harvest them from the aborted remains of female babies.
Even stem cell technology uses human embryo stem cells in many procedures.
- As has been stated above regarding the Morning After Pill, most forms of contraception also are ways that the unborn baby could be destroyed, including the coil which prevents the unborn child from implanting in the womb.
Eight and a half million is the official Government figure given out for babies killed by abortion.
However, these figures are not precise about the true number of unborn babies that have died.
Nobody knows the true figures for those babies that may have died through the Morning After Pill or other forms of contraception.
Nobody knows the true figures for those babies that have died through scientific experimentation for whatever reasons.
If that is not bad enough, the UK has exported this industry of killing unborn babies worldwide.
Look at the Marie Stopes International website to see which countries they operate in.
They began in the UK where their International Head Quarters are still based.
And they want to expand further, not for the sake of the women and children but to make a financial profit.
So, 48 years since (Sir) David Steel brought in the Abortion Act we know that millions of unborn babies have died yet the reason for the Act has not come to fruition.
This was supposed to reduce the numbers of illegal abortions but the figures have not diminished, rather they have increased.
The Abortion Act was brought in using lies about the number of mothers dying from illegal abortions - nobody knows the numbers as they were not recorded as they were illegal.
The lying continues in the same manner.
We know these are tiny individual humans, yet those who support the killing of the unborn by abortion say they are not human - yet the Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority by its very name say the unborn ARE human.
The proponents of killing the unborn by abortion say it is their body - yet how can a young male child be the woman's body?
He will have completely different DNA to the mother (as will a young girl child).
The two are completely different people - mother and child.
The most common lie is that the mother says that she will be unable to cope with a child at this time and the doctors accept the lie so they can fill in their forms and allow another unborn child to die.
Another lie is that the killing of an unborn baby does not negatively affect the mother.
Yet many women are now coming forward speaking out about the physical, emotional, spiritual pain that was caused and in most cases is still there following their misguided decision to seek the 'easy' way out.
But the biggest lie of all is the one that really began the killing of the unborn by abortion.
It is the lie of Satan that says the killing of children by abortion is a good thing.
It is his lies that have brought us to where we are now.
And it is his lies that are continuing the killing of the unborn on a massive daily scale.
Is there a special reason that Satan might be promoting this evil as much as he is?
In Exodus 2 verse 13 it says "Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine."
It is the firstborn that should be dedicated to the Lord, but by killing what should be the firstborn, women are actually sacrificing their children to Satan, or Molech - the god of child sacrifice.
Just as Eve took the first bite of the forbidden fruit, and encouraged Adam to do the same, it is women nowadays that are following the lies of Satan and the men are going along with the lies, as it is more often than not that it is male doctors that perform these procedures or bring the laws onto the statute books.
This is spiritual warfare that we are in and have been for more than the 48 years since the Abortion Act became law.
In Ephesians 6 verse 12 it says "For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against pricipalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spritual wickedness in high places."
Until we recognise this we will never win any spritual battles.
We need to pray for the forces of heaven to help and strengthen us.
In the natural realm it looks impossible that we will win.
But maybe, just maybe, the tide is turning slowly.
People are individually being made aware of the evil that has taken place in their name.
They can see the hypocrisy of trying to save the born of whatever age, but continuing to allow the killing of the unborn.
This is something we must pray for - that the eyes of individuals will be open to the evil around them and that is taking place probably in their own local hospitals as well as the money making abortion clinics around the country.
Please use our daily prayer booklet to help you pray, not just on 27 October each year, but consistantly throughout the year.
If you don't wish to use the booklet then please use the prayer pages on the website.
Download the pages onto your mobile or other device so that you have them each day.
Share them with your friends and family.
Form prayer groups in your churches.
Expect the Lord to answer the prayers and look for the answered prayer.
The people you are praying for may just come to you or come into your church seeking help for the pain they are suffering.
Only the Lord Jesus can forgive their sins of involvement in an abortion decision.
Only He can heal the hurt they are going though.
"If my people, who are called by my name,
will humble themselves and pray
and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways,
then will I hear from heaven
and will forgive their sin
and will heal their land."
2 Chronicles 7 verse 14.
Updated 2 October 2015
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