Catholic Ragemonkey Fr. Shane Tharp emailed me this link.
It leads here, where you see how the word "abortion" is communicated in American Sign Language. (Scroll down in the right-hand menu to the word "abortion".)
Fr. Shane writes:
I wonder if this is why we never see a deaf interpreter, translating these debates. People would immediately understand what was happening in an abortion.
Indeed. Quite remarkable.
Fr. Shane picked up the link from The Edge of the Precipice.