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“I Have Fetus Dreams,” Abortion Clinic Worker says

by | Nov 15, 2019

By Sarah Terzo

“I have fetus dreams, we all do here: dreams of abortions one after the other; of buckets of blood splashed on the walls; trees full of crawling fetuses. I dreamed that two men grabbed me and began to drag me away, ‘Let’s do an abortion,’ they said with a sickening leer, and I began to scream, plunged into a vision of sucking, scraping pain, of being spread and torn by impartial instruments that do only what they are bidden …”

From Sallie Tisdale, “We do Abortions Here,” Harpers Magazine, October 1987.

Editor’s note. This appeared at, quoting an abortion clinic worker, and is reposted with permission

Categories: Abortion