Warren Hern tells me he performed his first abortion in 1971, two years before the monumental Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade legalized abortion across the United States. Fifty-one years later, he’s still aborting babies in a Colorado abortion clinic — and facing the potential that Roe will be overturned.
Hern is one of the longest-performing abortionists who is still alive in the United States. When I asked him about this during a phone interview earlier this week, he was momentarily confused.
“In terms of the duration of the pregnancy or the number of years I’ve been doing it?” he asked, noting that he could claim “both” these titles.
Hern advertises that he will abort babies that are in the first, second, and third trimester (unborn babies that