Dr. Anthony Levatino
Physician, Lawyer, and Former Abortion Provider
Dr. Anthony Levatino is a board certified obstetrician-gynecologist with 40 years of medical experience. He is a physician and lawyer, and taught as associate professor of OB-GYN at Albany Medical Center, where he also served as the Medical Student Director and Residency Program Director. In the early part of his career, Dr. Levatino performed over 1,200 abortions in the first and second trimesters. Dr. Levatino has practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Florida, New York, and currently practices in New Mexico, in addition to his pro-life advocacy work.
Birth Mom, “I Lived on Parker Avenue”
What is it like for a young pregnant mother to enter an abortion facility? To be escorted past pro-life protesters, and make it all the way to the procedure room where she meets the abortionist? To have a change of heart, get off the procedure table, and walk out? What would it be like to meet her son 19 years after that fateful day? And how could her story change how we tell the pro-life narrative?
Melissa Coles is the birth mother featured in the short documentary “I Lived on Parker Avenue.” The film chronicles a mother’s agony in choosing what’s best, the joy of a couple starting a family, and young man’s search for where his life began.
We all know that statistics can never touch hearts the way a single person can. Melissa will help humanize the discussion for Together We Advocate attendees.