I recently watched the movie The Last Hangman, a story based in part on the autobiography of Albert Pierrepoint, the British hangman who, according to the film, hanged 602 people between 1933 and 1955. He had been able to carry out this life work anonymously until he became a controversial public figure after Field Marshall Montgomery chose him to hang convicted Nazi war criminals. To rationalize his career choice, Albert told himself that the hanging purified the person, making him/her innocent and therefore now worthy of respect. However, Albert admits, "It's not been easy. I've got things in here (pointing to his head), too, that I'd rather weren't there. Oh, aye. I can keep them at bay, but they're waiting for me…waiting for me to let my guard down…waiting all the bloody time."
Abby Johnson, author of the book UNPLANNED, had worked for Planned Parenthood until October 2009. She later claimed that she resigned after watching an abortion on ultrasound.Johnson, who...Read More