In June 2013, Rush Limbaugh boldly proclaimed on his radio show that abortion is at the root of our cultural decay.
He said, “I just want to tell you something. I really think that abortion is at the root — you could do a flowchart — I think abortion is at the root of so much that has and is going wrong in this country. I think that the number of abortions themselves, but what it all means, culturally, in terms of the sanctity of life, how that’s crumbled, I think it’s almost at the root of everything. And if it’s not at the root of everything, it’s clearly had a profound impact on our culture, our society, and our politics, I think in ways that people don’t even stop to consider.”
Now, a former steakhouse waitress says she donated Rush Limbaugh’s $2,000 in tips to the Texas Equal Abortion Fund.
A waitress who also happened to serve as the executive director of a Texas group that gives money to poor pregnant women who want to abort said she chose principle over money and dumped thousand dollar tips from one of her most famous customers — Rush Limbaugh — into the charity box.
Merritt Tierce, who is now the author of “Love Me Back,” revealed during an interview with Dallas News that she once served food at a Dallas steakhouse, while simultaneously acting as executive director of the Texas Equal Abortion Fund, and had the pleasure of waiting on Mr. Limbaugh —
Both times, Mr. Limbaugh dined with his friend Al Michaels, she said, Mediaite reported. And both times, Mr. Limbaugh — who’s known for leaving generous tips — gave her $1,000, she said. But Ms. Tierce said she couldn’t keep the money.
“It felt like laundering the money in a good way,” she said, Mediaite reported. “He’s such an obvious target for any feminist or sane person. It was really bizarre to me that he gave me $2,000, and he’s evil incarnate in some ways.”
Unfortunately, Limbaugh didn’t realize that his waitress was also a pro-abortion advocate and even worked as the executive director of an abortion “charity”. It’s very interesting that Tierce refers to Limbaugh’s $2,000 as “blood money” considering the Texas Equal Abortion Fund literally pays for abortions. Currently, they pay for 1,000 abortions each year and are fundraising to pay for more.
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Earlier this month, Tierce wrote an op-ed in the New York Times entitled “This is What an Abortion Looks Like.” In her article, Tierce thanks Wendy Davis for her courage to share her story of aborting two wanted pregnancies. However, Tierce says Wendy’s story is extremely rare and most people have abortions for reasons other than health complications and fetal abnormalities.
She explains that she had five pregnancies and two abortions. Her first abortion was because she was poor and depressed; and the second was because she was dating an emotionally abusive man who refused to acknowledge their relationship. Tierce said, “I decided to sabotaged my birth control to get some back. The whole situation was a complete abscess. In spite of my awareness of our miserable present and inevitably doomed future, I didn’t really want to have an abortion. I wanted the man to love me or at least be forced to publicly acknowledge our relationship existed. But he didn’t want to have a baby with me, and I knew that having that baby would have been a terrible thing for my children. And for me.”
When Limbaugh said abortion is at the heart of society’s ills, he was definitely correct; and Tierce’s op-ed illustrates this even more. It’s really tragic that this woman was in such a desperate situation that she felt like she had to trick her boyfriend by getting pregnant on purpose– even though she knew he would reject their baby and their relationship.
Just like Tierce, most women do not want to kill their babies. But this fact didn’t stop her from paying for more abortions with Limbaugh’s money. An abortion costs approximately $450, which means at least four women will have their babies killed by the Texas Equal Abortion Fund. And thanks to Tierce, these abortions will come at no cost to these women; however, it will cost them absolutely everything.
Studies show that over 65% of women who have abortions suffer from post-abortive syndrome, 31% have health complications, and post abortive women are six-times more likely to commit suicide than women who give birth. Also, many women who have abortions are coerced or forced into it by parents, spouses or partners. Abortion doesn’t liberate or help women. Instead, it hurts them physically and emotionally; dismembers and kills their baby; and leaves them with years of heartache.
Sadly, that is exactly what Tierce is paying for with Limbaugh’s money and her donation.