Skip to comments.Arkansas Abortionist and Former Clinton Physician Dies at 75
Posted on 09/27/2010 1:02:37 PM PDT by topher
Monday September 27, 2010
Arkansas Abortionist and Former Clinton Physician Dies at 75
By Kathleen Gilbert
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas, September 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An Arkansas abortionist notorious for mocking pro-life witnesses and who once claimed that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was his patient, has died of cancer at the age of 75.
William Harrison, a Fayetteville obstetrician/gynecologist, closed his abortuary earlier this year after he was diagnosed with leukemia, leaving only one abortion facility operating in the state. Operation Rescue reports that Harrison claimed to have killed over 20,000 children in the womb over the course of his 36-year practice.
Pro-abortion writer and professor Carole Joffe notes on RH Reality Check that Harrison was "an energetic writer as well as speaker" who often wrote for liberal and pro-abortion websites. Harrison also penned a novel, There is a Bomb in Gilead, as a pro-abortion response to converted abortionist Bernard Nathanson's The Hand of God.
The abortionist enjoyed an intimate friendship with former U.S. president Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, the latter of whom was a former patient of Harrison's. It was around the time of her friendship with Harrison that Clinton developed what biographer Paul Kengor called a "religious devotion" to abortion, one that Harrison himself said he encouraged Bill to pursue more vigorously during one of his campaigns for the governorship of Arkansas.
Following an emotional encounter with a black woman who was deeply upset over her pregnancy in the late 1960s, Harrison abandoned his work delivering babies to pursue killing them in the womb full-time. Since then, he told ABC news, he has performed three abortions before lunch, and three after, four days a week. "I consider the mother's life to be much more important than that little blob of tissue, and that's all it is at that time," he told ABC's Martin Bashir.
Harrison has acknowledged he was "destroying life" as an abortion provider, but said that he felt he was allowing women to be "born again" by providing the abortion that would allow them to pursue the life they chose.
During the Spring 2010 40 Days for Life, a national pro-life prayer and fasting campaign, Harrison told media he felt the campaign was "silly," adding that "standing across the street and praying to end abortion - that doesn't work." He also "thanked" vigil participants for pointing out his location, because he doesn't advertise and claims that people praying outside will help newcomers find him.
Following Harrison's death, Operation Rescue president Troy Newman also said he would offer prayers for the abortionist, and said that "this man will never again have the opportunity to kill any more babies, hurt any more women, or cause any more human misery on this Earth."
"We pray other aging abortionists around the nation will not follow Harrison's example [of unrepentance], but will instead find repentance and forgiveness for their bloodguilt through the atoning blood of Jesus Christ," said Newman.
Copyright © LifeSiteNews.com. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives License. You may republish this article or portions of it without request provided the content is not altered and it is clearly attributed to "LifeSiteNews.com". Any website publishing of complete or large portions of original LifeSiteNews articles MUST additionally include a live link to www.LifeSiteNews.com. The link is not required for excerpts. Republishing of articles on LifeSiteNews.com from other sources as noted is subject to the conditions of those sources.
I imagine if one acts like Bill Clinton did, it is good to have a friend who is an abortionist -- just to keep things nice and quiet...
Just think of the many tens of thousands of pure souls who met him when he passed over
At that time (Summer 1995 in Dallas), someone modified the sign on the abortion clinic to say: A Choice for Men
Abortion can get men into serious trouble with paternity suits as well as trouble if they are married and impregnant another woman/girl than their wife...
I consider this true of Bill Clinton: abortion probably helped Bill Clinton get out of trouble...
hell is too good for him.......
...closed his abortuary earlier this year after he was diagnosed with leukemia, leaving only one abortion facility operating in the state.
One down, one to go. Sounds to me like it's working.
LOL! I'm sure that's exactly what happened.
The reality is that pretty much every abortionist of the 1970s was illegally performing them off the books for tax-free cash years before Roe vs. Wade.
It's an extremely lucrative business if you're kind of lazy and not a very good doctor. And also have no soul.
We had a President talk about he hopes his daughter isn't “punished” by an unwanted pregnancy.
I wonder, in his ideological, fast paced, self victimized and self ingratiating, did he ever have the time to come to grips that he is the product of a white mother that wants to get ahead and further her education, black father in a less than perfect marriage? It was exactly people like his mother that contemplates this. Does he realize that he's the mistake, the punishment, according to his reasoning?
Guys like this are so typical of their class ~ just pieces of waste ~ debris ~
I imagine this now means Hillary! is gonna take a week-long vacation with 2 dozen or so of her friends in Italy, or something.
“Abortion can get men into serious trouble with paternity suits as well as trouble if they are married and impregnant another woman/girl than their wife...”
Plus, it’s most difficult for a dirty old man or a dirty younger man to get a judge to accept in court “But, Your Honor, she TOLD me she was 23!!!”
One down, one to go. Sounds to me like it's working.
I imagine the 40 Days for Life campaign is targetting that abortion clinic, but I will have to check...
Hope he was dressed for a hot climate when he died.
so...if Hindus are right, he’s probably been reincarnated into a rat with leprosy or something worse
If Muslims are right, he’s burning in hell.
If atheists are right, he’s just a rotting corpse with no meaning.
If Christians are right, he’s burning in hell.
I guess if the church of “I’m ok, you’re ok. Leave as you came” is right, he has now entered the kingdom of God where he will live happily ever after.
Just waiting to kick his ass. /sarc
“I wonder, in his ideological, fast paced, self victimized and self ingratiating, did he ever have the time to come to grips that he is the product of a white mother that wants to get ahead and further her education, black father in a less than perfect marriage? It was exactly people like his mother that contemplates this. Does he realize that he’s the mistake, the punishment, according to his reasoning?”
A bit like Romney’s bleatings about how ‘mom’ supported abortion, and he does too. Since ‘mom’ held that view, he ought slow down and consider himself lucky rather than entitled.
They probably just waved at him as he passed by headed down south.
Facility at the focus of prayer vigil (24 by 7, from September 22 through the end of October:
Family Planning Services
4 Office Park Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211-3896
Go to the webpage for additional information...
Face of EVIL!
Probably just a routine checkup.
The early feminists were against abortion, because in their minds, it was one more way for men to exercise their dominance over women.
They got to walk away unscathed, while the woman bore the shame and guilt of what she had done.
My, how things change.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.