Friday, October 01, 2010
Anniversary: The death of Stacy Zallie
Stacy Zallie underwent a safe, legal abortion at the age of 20, in 1999. She didn't tell her family about the abortion, but did mention that she was troubled. She sought psyciatric care, but still kept the abortion a secret. The abortion, I've recently learned, was performed at one of the mills of quack New Jersey abortionist Steven Chase Brigham.
In October of 2000, about a year after her abortion and mere days before she was to serve as a bridesmaid in her brother's wedding, Stacy took her own life.
Stacy was the daughter of George J. Zallie, owner of eight ShopRite stores near Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and his wife, Linda. In response to their daughter's death, the Zallies launched the Stacy Zalie Foundation to offer support to other post-abortion women, to prevent them from taking their lives.
This, of course, set hardcore abortion fanatics to gnashing their teeth. How dare a grieving family try to make "choice" look bad! How dare this grieving father point out what public health officials already know! How dare he try to prevent other women and girls from taking their lives, like his daughter did, like Arlin della Cruz did, like Sandar Kaiser did, like Carol Cunningham did, like Sandra Roe did, like Laura Grunas did, like Haley Mason did.
How dare this grieving dad note that women who have aborted are at higher risk of suicide than women who have given birth or who have not been pregnant.
How dare he let things like reality and compassion get in the way of the beauty and wonder of "choice"?
But then, these women who are attacking George Zallie are hardcore abortion advocates. If they lack compassion for their own children, how can they have compassion for any grieving parent?
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