Abby Johnson, a former abortion clinic director who became
pro-life upon witnessing an abortion through a sonogram,
is currently in Washington for the annual March for Life.
Johnson told Bryan Fischer on American Family
Radio's (AFR) "Focal Point" that the government is not going to
end abortion; it will be the pro-lifers on the frontlines
witnessing to people and changing hearts and minds.
"What really is exciting is there are so many youth here," she
accounts. "That was one of the things the former NARAL leader, one
of the things she said, was that there's no more pro-choice youth,"
Johnson notes regarding Nancy Keenan, who recently stepped down
from her position as president of the National Abortion Rights
Johnson says the youth of today are seeing the science and the
technology that clearly demonstrates the truth -- a preborn baby is
a human being and should not be terminated.
But in recognition of Monday, the 40th anniversary of
Roe v. Wade, abortion proponents developed an ad
celebrating legal abortion. It features a male character speaking
in a romantic tone. Johnson took the opportunity on Fischer's show
to voice her objection to that ad.
"It's basically saying, Yes, I want to go out, and I want to
have consequence-free sex, and here's abortion -- you know, my best
pal over here … to take care of this," she laments. "There's
no consequences, no responsibility, and that's what's happened to
men in our society -- they have been downplayed into just sexual
objects, just like women have been."
The pro-lifer concludes that the ad misses the chance to talk
about lifelong commitment and marriage, and she deems it "sad and
Friday's March for Life marks the 40th anniversary of legalized