An Abortionist Everyone Should Meet

By Jeff Gardner Published on February 1, 2024

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade with Dobbs v. Jackson, several states have been debating and rewriting their abortion laws. Before being steamrolled by Roe, most states had laws that either prohibited abortion or treated it as a criminal offense. It was almost as if our forebears thought that killing the next generation might be a bad idea. How strange.

In their bid to keep a Roe-fueled abortion machine running, liberals are using young, fresh-faced abortionists or would-be abortionists to make the case that without abortion, somehow, life in these great United States just won’t go on. Part medical expert and part social media influencer, these spokesmen, er, sorry, “spokespersons,” are almost always young, attractive and female.

Meet Madalynn Welch and Maya Seshan

Enter Madalynn Welch and Maya Seshan, students at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Both of them are women (the biological kind) in their early twenties, attractive, and they both were used to testify against a proposed Wisconsin State Senate bill that would ban abortion after 14 weeks. Looking as if they could have stepped off the set of a television medical drama, they fit the role, nearly to a T, of the young, compassionate and handsome medical professional who “deeply cares” for the health and wellbeing of poor, helpless women everywhere.

Of the two, Maya Seschan played the role of the woke, token minority protagonist, complete with receipts: Her X account is plastered with posts about requiring COVID-19 vaccines and various laments over the plight of people of color. Think Rudyard Kipling but without the poetry. Madalynn, on the other hand, stood in as the all-American (white) girl, one who played high school volleyball, likes hand-heart signs and fruit smoothies. How nice.

Abortion at Any Stage

However, their fresh-faced image contrasted sharply with what came out of their mouths at the public hearing in Wisconsin this January 2024. So much so that one wonders if the girls, especially Madalynn, ditched the script and decided to go full-rogue.

“’I think abortion should be unrestricted. And I think when somebody finds out [about] pregnancy … they should be able to get an abortion if they want to. And for some people, that is full term,” Madalynn said to a suddenly silent crowd at a hearing in the Wisconsin State Capitol Building.  

Perhaps reading the room, Madalynn tried to claw back some sympathy by saying, in a softer, empathetic voice, that if she could not get training to perform abortions, including on babies at full term, she would “leave the state,” and “a lot of my colleagues who are on the same track agree.” Poor dear.

Women Won’t Survive Without Abortion Access?

This tactic is an old one. Front your abortion argument with sincere-looking, attractive “experts” who frighten the public by suggesting that without abortion, women will die, and out of compassion and support, OB-GYNs will be forced to throw down their speculums and hoof it, further imperiling the health of those (surviving) women left in the community.

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Follow this argument to its “logical” conclusion, and we might surmise that women, be they OB-GYNs or just plain Jane Does, only have the capacity to choose what to do with their lives, be that professionally or personally, if that choice includes an abortion. Deep sigh.

One of the better ways to put a stop to this nonsense is socially isolating those who knowingly do harm, especially to helpless children. I strongly recommend that no one should have anything to do with anyone who perpetuates an evil as obvious and odious as abortion. However, adopting an attitude of social isolation towards your neighborhood abortionist, who is often carefully imaged as a “compassionate caregiver,” can be tricky. Given this difficulty, I will make an exception to my own rule and recommend one abortionist everyone should spend some time with and listen to carefully: the late Dr. Bernard Nathanson.

Meet Dr. Bernard Nathanson — an Abortionist’s Abortionist

Dr. Nathanson was an abortionist’s abortionist, having snuffed out (by his reckoning) over 75,000 children, including one of his own. With his own hands. In the days before and after Roe v. Wade, he was a tireless activist and advocate for abortion “rights” nationally, traveling the country and overseeing several abortion “clinics” at the same time. Dr. Nathanson was also dumbstruck when, in the early 1980s, he saw for the first time, by way of a record ultrasound, what happens to a baby during an abortion. Following that experience, he never performed another abortion, became unapologetically prolife, and used the ultrasound footage to produce the 1984 film The Silent Scream.

In his 1996 book The Hand of God, Dr. Nathanson tells his personal story of how he got into abortion, how much of what the public was told about the need for abortion was a lie, and how, despite being raised in a secular Jewish home, he became a profoundly repentant Christian.

Dr. Nathanson also gives us valuable insights into the workings of the abortion industry, a nasty, exploitative and bloody business which the petite and demure Madalynn Welch and Maya Seshan run interference for.

Dissociating From Their Bloody Job

For example, most people are not aware that, during a work day, Madalynn Welch-like OB-GYNs can go from one room in which they deliver a baby to another in which they kill a baby. How, it is reasonable to ask, do they do this?

The answer, according to Dr. Nathanson, is two-fold. First, abortion is not that demanding of a procedure, and consequently, the business does not attract the best and brightest. Second, and more significantly, as Dr. Nathanson explains, the doctors who will both kill and birth children, sometimes on the same day, demonstrate a high degree of dissociative behavior, a process called “doubling,” which is a capacity to compartmentalize one’s life into separate, functioning wholes. Doubling, as Dr. Nathanson notes, is a behavior present in sociopaths such as the doctors in the Nazi death camps who oversaw the murder of thousands by day (especially infants and the elderly) and then went home and tenderly played with their children at night.

Say What?

For those who think that such bizarre, amoral and bifurcated behavior among doctors is a thing of the past, consider the following: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states to women in the strongest terms, “Don’t smoke when pregnant, and protect yourself and your children from secondhand tobacco smoke,” citing a litany of harm to baby including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), decreased fetal breathing, learning problems, respiratory disorders and heart disease as an adult. However, the very same organization, on the very same website, also states, “The American Academy of Pediatrics reaffirms its position that the rights of adolescents under 18 years of age to confidential care when considering legal medical and surgical abortion therapies should be protected.”

Get that? According to doctors at the AAP, choosing to smoke is bad for a baby, but choosing to chop her into little pieces is, somehow, OK(?). Strange days indeed.

How is it that doctors, who one would assume as highly educated and considerate people, can’t spot the apparent doublespeak of organizations like the AAP? Dr. Nathanson conjectures that since doctors and others in the STEM fields tend to have a better understanding of processes than people (they understand quantitative things better than qualitative things), they are, quite literally, not as bright as they are told they are, and are easily manipulated by politically cunning activists.

Such was the case in the run-up to Roe v. Wade in which “Jane Roe,” a.k.a. Norma McCorvey, was falsely said to have been raped (she wasn’t) and falsely said to have been denied an abortion — she never tried to get one. No one, including doctors, bothered to check her story. Years later, when McCorvey confessed to the lie after Roe, no one wanted to listen to her. See her book, Won by Love, for the rest of this sad story. 

No, Doctors, You are Not the Center of the Universe

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, Dr. Nathanson notes that doctors, who are daily showered with praise and money, are susceptible to thinking that they are the center of a universe where everything depends on them. As such, they often hesitate to admit (even to themselves) when they have made a mistake. Dr. Nathanson notes that the remedy for this condition is deep faith, worked out with fear and trembling, and a daily dose of self-administered humility.

Which brings us back to young Madalynn Welch and Maya Seshan. Girls, I rarely address anyone personally in my writing, but in your case, I am going to make an exception and pass on to you a bit of wisdom that my father gave to me:

As soon as you think you are indispensable to any place or process, like working as an OB-GYN in Wisconsin (or any state), you should perform the following procedure: Stick your hand in a bucket of water, count to three, and pull it out. Then, carefully examine the water to see what kind of an impression you have left. Repeat this remedy as often as symptoms reoccur.


Dr. Jeff Gardner holds an MA in history and a Ph.D. in Communication and Media Studies. For over a decade, he has worked in media, writing and taking photographs for various publications and organizations across North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. His work has been featured in numerous national and international publications and broadcasts. He teaches courses in media, culture and government at Regent University. You can reach him at

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