“Since the fetus was fully intact she said, ‘OK, so, this is a really good fetus and it looks like we can procure a lot from it, we’re going to procure a brain.’ So, the moment I heard that I thought, ‘That means we’re going to have to cut the head open.’”
Holly O’Donnell seems uncomfortable talking about the day she was required to cut open the head of a preborn baby in order to get an intact brain for research purposes. Just a few moments before, O’Donnell had described how the baby’s heart was beating and how disturbing it was.
“I’m thinking, ‘No. I don’t want to do this,’” she admits on the latest video from the Center for Medical Progress.
This September, Tom Minnery will step back from his position as CitizenLink president. To honor his nearly 30 years in the public policy arena at Focus on the Family and CitizenLink, we decided to run a ‘Best of Tom’ article series. This piece was published in Citizen magazine in January 2005.
As I write, I have just finished talking to the fifteenth reporter in two days. My colleague who deals with media, Carrie Gordon Earll, is also awash in reporters and Dr. Dobson has nearly sunk beneath the waves of interview requests from national press and news shows.