GRANITE CITY, Ill. — A heartbreaking video recorded outside the so-called Hope Clinic for Women in Illinois captured the sound of a father in tears as he pleaded for the life of his unborn child.
“Please don’t kill our baby! Abby, please don’t kill our baby! Abby!” the man loudly begged from outside the building, then broke down sobbing.
The video was posted to social media on Friday by a man named John Ryan, and has generated over 44,000 views as of press time. A separate brief recording shows the young man sitting on the sidewalk with his face buried in his arms, still distraught.
“Whatever happens, son, you’ve done the right thing,” a voice can be heard saying.
“Father’s Day weekend nightmare. This father is kneeling at the doors of this abortion mill crying out hysterically for the life of his child,” Ryan wrote.
The man, whose name is Tyler, explained to pro-life sidewalk counselors that Abby’s stepmother had brought her there for an abortion.
“He said she has three other children at home, including a 4 1/2-year-old who is very much aware that mom is pregnant and looking forward to the birth of her sibling. He said they planned this baby,” Ryan explained.
“The baby at risk is 12 weeks old. … [Y]ou can hear this father crying out for his child’s life. It is heartbreaking. This is what a real
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