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CHERRY HILL, N.J. — A woman’s clinic counselor in New Jersey decided to film her own abortion as a way of showing support to other women who undergo the procedure.

Emily Letts, 25, decided she was not ready to take care of a child and wanted the abortion. Letts works as a patient advocate at the Cherry Hill Women’s Shelter, reported PIX 11.

Video of the abortion has been posted online. The video is not graphic.  Letts appears calm during the entire event, which lasts about five minutes.

In a column for Cosmopolitan, Letts said she did receive hateful comments after posting the video on Facebook.

“I got ‘You’re a Nazi.’ ‘You deserve to die.’ You killed your baby,” Letts told the magazine. “Just so much blind hatred without knowing who I am or what I’m about.”

Despite some negative comments, Letts said she loves the video and has received a lot of support.


  • Anonymous

    I feel its a woman’s decision what she chooses for her life plus u don’t know maybe she was using protection and got pregnant maybe is was raped why does it matter to others it’s not u it’s her

  • Ren

    I’m very saddened to see that you aborted your baby. I wish and hope and pray that I could have another child. Unfortunately chemo and other things got in the way. You have no idea what it is like to have people who cannot have children see your video. It made me so sad because you are throwing away such a precious gift. It may not have been a great time for you but there are so many people who want what you happily threw away. I hope that you will get a second chance so you will realize what you have done. There is nothing on this earth more rewarding than being a mother. You Do Have A Choice And The First Choice Should Have Been To Be Careful Enough To Have NOT Gotten Pregnant! There’s no excuse for what you have done. It is your choice and it’s your body. But don’t you think that child would deserve the same chance?? I feel sorry for you.

    • Anonymous

      Very well said, so sorry you can’t make babies :( I would def have a baby for someone.

  • Anonymous

    I know many people that have had abortions and do not regret their decision. They go on to have beautiful happy healthy lives and families later when they are ready. Did you know that 1 in 3 woman will have an abortion in her life time and these women are not evil or heartless! These woman are great friends, people that you would let babysit your own children, or you may sit right next to them every Sunday morning during service. More of these normal every day woman need to speak out and tell there story to change the astigmatism around the abortion topic. If we do not change the astigmatism we are doomed to be on the wrong side of history. If we do not speak out our daughters and granddaughters could be denied person choice and freedom that 43 million women a year are grateful for. Thank you to this brave woman for sharing her story.

  • Anonymous

    May God help ur sad millions ladies can’t have kids &u jest butcher them up (maybe u shoud get butchered)

  • Anonymous

    For everyone that states it’s her body and her choice to KILL the baby, where is the respect for human life? I would like to know when people think that the baby inside actually becomes a human being, at what point? It amazes me how selfish one can be. It also disgusts me that news actually gives stories like this news time. I will say a pray for this girl.

  • dougsmith42

    All your sick disgusting opinions…NO ONE CARES BUT YOU.
    Kudos to the girl. One less irresponsible person raising another unwanted child. The world is OVERPOPULATED enough.

  • Anonymous

    While I completely disagree with abortion, and think it is used way too often as a form of birth control, this woman has the rights to decide whatever she wants in a situation like this. I don’t have to be happy with it, but it is a freedom she has.

  • Anonymous

    If your willing to kill one baby then how many more will you kill. How about this, if you abort a child you should get everything removed so you can’t have babies anymore. Oh and you should be put on a list along with murderers and child abusers. Because that is just what you are. But hey god will judge you when you die.

  • anonymous

    You may not think so, but you are a selfish, irresponsible, ignorant, arrogant twit and I hope this experience haunts you for the rest of you life.

  • Jessica

    I’m thinking it’s a good thing she doesn’t work for a suicide hotline, she might have wanted to copy them too… I think it’s sad she feels she has the right to choose yet even though she was well informed she couldn’t make the choice to prevent the pregnancy from the beginning. I feel like she purposely achieved pregnancy so she could have an abortion so she could help influence other women to have abortions by telling them she had experienced it and everything was fine. I pray for this murdered baby and pray that she learns love.

  • Anonymous

    I feel she will pay in the end for what she has done this is very disturbing because she is smiling an laughing in the video like it is cool to do

  • Anonymous

    Just because you talk to women on a daily basis because you work in an abortion clinic it doesn’t give you the right to flaunt what you have done and laugh and joke about it! I feel so sorry for women who can’t have children who might accidentally see this on line.
    If you didn’t want a baby you should have used contraception. If you did then why not have given the gift if a baby to a childless couple instead of becoming a murderer?

  • Beth

    There are so many women out there who can’t have babies and she goes off and kills one she took a life that never asked to be made in the first place and then to post a video of it how sick can you be used rubbers if you don’t want a baby

  • Jo

    I don’t see anyone getting this upset at China, they DO NOT have a CHOICE they force abortions for women who already have one child. where is the pro-life freaks for them? Why not take the this fight over there? Here there is a choice, rather you agree with it or not, your not being force to have an abortion like in China. Rather you like it or not people will terminate a pregnancy with or with our your permission, get over it. I think your energy would be in better use fighting for the rights of mothers in china who WANT the child but are force very violently even to kill a “child” the DO WANT.

  • Anonymous

    that is so stupid that is what birth control is for there should be no abortions in this day and age because of birth control and morning after pills you can get all of this free in most states no excuse for killing a baby

  • Anonymous

    there are birth control shots if they did not want children they should have got the morning after pill they knew she could become pregnant all I have to say Is ignorant people get a brain

    • Ervey

      Lol. I’m sure you believe in evolution due to your obvious sarcasm toward God. Lets say you’re right…there is no God. What are abortions? Nature’s way of saying something is wrong? But no. Let’s blame all the bad things on God and all the good things on a big bang and some apes. :)

      Believe in God or not. A life is still precious, and saying stupid things like, “yay! I’m done! Cool!” Is ridiculous.

      • Robert Gift

        ^ Who claims there is no God?
        Life begins at conception.
        Religious myth-believers say that we should not abort.
        But God aborts countless unborn babies every day.
        What’s the difference?

  • Hans

    What a shame. My wife was almost aborted. Couldn’t imagine what life would have been without her or the wonderful children she’s had. The domino effect of such a decision is unfathomable for us in the present. The next world leader taking us to peace, or the next great inventor solving our energy crisis, or global warming may have been born of that bloodline, but now we will never know. Until we realize that each life is precious and unique full of potential unimaginable by parents, then we will never be civilized. The selfishness we as a society are promoting is leading us to death, just as it did with Rome. I used to be pro-Choice, and then I had children, and seeing how unique each one is, I realized that there is no substitution for each one. Even a miscarriage leaves me broken hearted for a life unknown. And yet people are doing this willingly. It’s appalling. I pray for anyone and everyone who’s ever had an abortion and/or thinking about it. So many people are willing to adopt. I’m willing to adopt, just don’t kill anymore, please. There is no reason, excuse, philosophical dissertation that can justify the ending of an innocent life. As a Registered Nurse I can attest to you that life begins the moment the egg is fertilized, from that moment it’s just as human as you and me, his or her “blueprint” is complete in his or her DNA. The same DNA that we find in our toes, or eyes, in our hair and nose. That DNA has already decided the color of eyes, and very likely the nature of his or her laugh. I’ve worked in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and babies are technically viable at 20weeks, and the fight each one has for life is enough for epic movies. So many of us adults are so ready to give up, throw in the towel, die, and yet we don’t even consider the infants innocent fight for life simply from the hope inside of something beautiful, and look at the world we create for it. Focus more on preserving life and changing the world to protect that innocence than sensationalizing an abortion. How tragic.

  • Anonymous

    I had an abortion after a person forced themselves on me and I was too scared to fight. I went to the hospital the next day and took the morning after pill and just wanted to forget it. I got pregnant, I was already a single mother and in school full time, I never ever, ever thought I would consider an abortion, but it made me sick to think about how I became pregnant and I was so overwhelmed. I didn’t realize I had put myself into denial, I had an abortion, NOT proudly or easily and the ramifications came about 9 years later when I realized I had not dealt with the abortion after becoming a Christian, going to church and wanting to volunteer in a pro-life clinic, I cried the entire way home, asked God to forgive me and mourned the loss of my baby for days crying like it had just happened. I never got it. I never let it in how serious of a thing it was, I wanted my baby back, but that was impossible. The only good thing is I know I will see my baby again in heaven, and I know God forgives if you truly repent. Please, if your considering abortion, please read my story and really let it sink in, and there are many people that will take your baby and raise it for you, and you will be the hero saving a life. Don’t do what I did, don’t make a permanent decision that will effect you emotionally, spiritually etc. whether you believe it or not. Choose to be brave, not a coward like I was.

    • Anonymous

      Also you must repent and ask the Lord to forgive you, or you will be held accountable for that life on the day of judgment we will all face one day. Jesus is real and he is coming. To the girl who filmed this, I feel very sorry for you, you acted like you were experiencing a new facial or something…..really?? This is not the right way to get attention and promoting abortion, or murder (what it is) you will also be held responsible for leading people astray if anyone is lead to that decision from you. Rethink your idea, the ramifications are great, this was a very, very disturbing thing to watch. I will pray for you.

  • Anonymous

    I love how she says “cool” towards the end of the procedure…. where in your right mind is that cool???? yes it is her choice …so what… how embarrassing to publicize something so personal and to use abortion as a form of birth control
    maybe these clinics should hand out stamp/punch cards every 5th abortion is on the house

  • Tom Sanders

    YEA…YEA…just what we all want to watch a sickening abortion…just put it on the family channel for all the kids to watch while having supper.

  • Robert Gift

    “We’re very lucky to have the right to choose in America”
    Heather replies: “Lucky to get away with MURDER? You’re sick!”
    God gets away with murder. God is sick, yes?
    God kills countless unborn babies every day through spontaneous abortion (miscarriage).

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