The Survivors Pro-Life Club of Elgin Community College held an event entitled "Abortion and Breast Cancer: the Connection." Karen Malek of the Abortion Breast Cancer Coalition gave a PowerPoint presentation explaining the Reproduction Risk Factors for Breast Cancer.
Days leading up to the event, the club received negative feedback from school faculty upset about the content of the event. One woman e-mailed the club's advisor with information from the American Cancer society - an organization that funds Planned Parenthood.
The club proceeded in advertising for the event, knowing that there are so many misinformed people. We alerted security and charged camera batteries.
The day of the speech came. Karen was prepared. She told us that irruptions have happened during her previous speeches and to pay attention to what was going on. The club kept track of literature and sign in sheets. We filled up most of the room with 40 people.
Karen presented the facts as they are. She gave us examples of studies and qualified doctors. She told us that many medical professionals are afraid of admitting to the Abortion/Breast Cancer link in fear funds from the government being withdrawn.
After the presentation Karen took questions. People asked medical questions as if to try to stump Karen. She answered professionally. One man asked her about her medical credentials - after she had just explained the link and her sources.
Another woman asked about the high abortion rate and low breast cancer cases. However, not all smokers contract lung cancer, just as not all women who have abortions contract breast cancer. But the risk is still there. While the number of abortions may outnumber the cases of breast cancer, it can be noted that some women received more than one abortion.
The school newspaper was also present. They took pictures and interviewed a few people for their story. The article should be published in their next issue sometime in the next few weeks.
Women deserve to know the truth that abortion causes breast cancer. The abortion industry can do their best to bribe those in the medical profession to deny the truth. The Survivors Pro-Life club is thankful for doctors such as Dr. Joel Brind and Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, for caring about women.