She Said It: Ellinor Grimmark

”As a midwife, I want to exercise a profession which defends life and saves lives at all cost. Are healthcare practitioners in Sweden to be forced to take part in procedures that extinguish life, at its beginning or final stages? Somebody has to take the little children’s side, somebody has to fight for their right to life. A midwife described to me how she had held an aborted baby in her arms, still alive, and cried desperately for an hour while the baby struggled to breathe. These children do not even have a right to pain relief. I cannot take part in this.” 

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Ellinor Grimmark (photo: Frederik Persson/TT, reproduced in lifenews.com)

Ellinor Grimmark is a Swedish nurse who refuses to participate in abortions. She has been denied employment by three clinics because of that conscientious objection. A Swedish court ruled earlier this month against her conscience rights. Read more at lifenews.com and mercatornet.com.