SPRINGFIELD, IL, Aug 7 (LSN) – On Tuesday, The Elliot Institute for Social Sciences Research, a post-abortion research and education organization, released a new publication on post-abortion healing.  “Hope and Healing” as it is called is a 12-page newspaper supplement that is designed to bring a message of hope to those struggling with a past abortion.  Director of the Elliot Institute, Dr. David Reardon, Ph.D., explained that not only mother’s and abortionists but also “Millions of fathers, grandparents, and siblings also know about or were involved in an abortion decision. Many of these people carry around a lot of pain.”  The publication includes articles on the physical and emotional effects of abortion, post-abortion healing, and personal testimonies. The organization hopes pro-lifers will see to the insertion of the publication into College newspapers throughout North America.  For more information, contact the Elliot Institute at PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791,(217) 525-8202, [email protected] The text for Hope and Healing is posted at


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