Charisse, a 20-year-old mother of one, died of pelvic infection in 1989 following a legal abortion.
Barbara Auerbach was 38 years old when she went to a New York hospital for an abortion and tubal ligation, performed December 11, 1982.
Brenda's survivors sued Biogenetics after her death, claiming that Dusan Zivkovic and/or V. Perez had performed an abortion on her on March 13, 1987.
Dorothy K. Brown, age 37, underwent an abortion at Friendship Medical Clinic in Chicago on August 16, 1974. Within hours, she was dead at a nearby hospital.
Twenty-two-year-old Chanelle Bryant was given the drugs for a chemical abortion at a Family Planning Associates Medical Group facility in California.
Marla was browbeaten into an unwanted abortion by a social worker at Magee Women's Hospital.
Margaret Clodfelter went to Richmond (Virginia) Medical Center For Women to have an abortion performed by Dr. William Fitzhugh on June 2, 1989.
37-year-old psychologist and teacher Goldie Crow suffered a criminal abortion at the hands of "Dr." Otto C. Lucy on July 2, 1941.
Andrea Corey was 31 years old when she was referred by nearby Planned Parenthood to Southern Tier Women's Services in New York for an abortion.
On August 23, 1980, 26-year-old Betty went to Denver abortionist James Franklin. According to Betty's family, Franklin did not remove all of the fetus. He instead gave Betty a trash bag, and instructions to collect whatever she expelled in the bag and bring it to him.
Sharon was a high school student, 14 weeks pregnant, when she submitted to an abortion at a hospital in Tucumcari, New Mexico on September 20, 1982.
Loretta Enders, 19, went to Dr. Rongetti for an abortion on November 16, 1927.
On March 25, 1975, 18-year-old Sharon went to Associated Concern in Chicago for an abortion. Three days later, she died of pelvic infection and blood poisoning.
Eighteen-year-old Janet Foster underwent an abortion at the hands of Richard Neal at Valley Doctors' Hospital in North Hollywood, California on September 11, 1971.
Jammie had her abortion at Mosche Hachamovitch's A to Z abortion facility on February 18, 1994.
Edrica died on Valentine's Day of 2007, after a nurse at Planned Parenthood ignored a vaginal infection and inserted laminaria anyway.
On March 3, 1962, Dr. J. Bryan Henrie, an osteopath, performed an abortion on Jolene Joyce Griffith, at his clinic in Grove, Oklahoma.
Carolina, who had come to the United States as a refugee from Nicaragua at age 13, was 20 years old when she went to Maber Medical Center in Miami for an abortion on December 19, 1995.
Angela Hall, a 27-year-old mother of five, called to arrange an abortion at Thomas Tucker's office in Alabama. One of Tucker's employees, Joy Davis, screened Angela and felt that she had risk factors that made abortion in an office setting unsafe.
Arnetta Hardaway was 18 years old when she had a mid-trimester abortion performed by Dr. George Tucker in Atlanta on December 23, 1985.
Rhonda Hess was 20 years old when she underwent a legal abortion.
On September 26, 1977, 27-year-old Rosie Jiminez showed up at the emergency room of McAllen General Hospital in the Texas border town of McAllen, with septic shock.
On April 6, 1955, Harvey Karman met Joyce in a motel room and, using a speculum, inserted a nutcracker into Joyce in order to perform an abortion.
Minnie was 41 when she had an abortion and tubal ligation performed some time in September of 1978.
Susan was homeless and was living in a car owned by a friend. On May 19, 1992, she was found dead in that car.
An autopsy found a decomposing fetus in her uterus, which had caused infection and DIC (disseminated intravacsular coagulopathy). The DIC prevented clotting, causing the hemorrhage that killed Maria.
According to her death certificate, Linda underwent an abortion on June 14, 1980.
When Michelle's parents arrived at her college to take her home for Thanksgiving, the house mother had sad news for them.
On May 28, 1920, Dr. E. Anderson was convicted of manslaughter in the death of Mrs. Margaret Ann Marts. He was a practicing physician in Kansas City, Missouri.
National Abortion Federation member Abu Hayat performed an abortion on 17-year-old Sophie on September 18, 1990.
Eighteen-year-old Yvonne Corrie Mesteth was the second of two patients to die of infection after abortions by South Dakota abortionist Benjamin Munson.
Eighteen-year-old Christine Mora underwent an abortion at Doctors' Surgical Center in Cypress, California -- an FPA facility.
After California legalized abortion on demand in 1970, a Texas company began selling abortion referrals and air fare. Twenty-year-old Katherine Morse was one customer.
Seventeen-year-old Kathy went to Inglewood Women's Hospital in Los Angeles County for an abortion on August 24, 1973.
On June 14, 1984, 14-year-old Germaine Newman had a second-trimester abortion performed by Dr. E. Wyman Garrett in Newark, New Jersey. The next morning, her mother found her lying dead on the bathroom floor.
Fifteen-year-old Sara Niebel went to Midtown Hospital in Atlanta for an abortion at 17 weeks.
Emma Bickel, a 59-year-old midwife, was charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Emily Nohavec of St. Louis.
Benjamin Munson was tried for manslaughter in the abortion death of 28-year-old Linda Padfield in 1973.
Holly Patterson, age 18, died September 17, 2003, from sepsis caused by a fetus incompletely expelled in a chemical abortion. Holly got the drugs for the fatal abortion at a Planned Parenthood in Hayward, California, on September 10.
Operating on a tip, police, accompanied by an ambulance, broke into a private home at 2753 Sexton Place, in the Pelham section of the Bronx, on April 4, 1954. There they found Gertrude Pinsky, age 35, dead from septic poisoning from an illegal abortion.
Sometime in the early part of the 20th century, physician and surgeon H. W. Coulter performed an abortion upon Gene Raligh, leading to her death from septicemia.
Amanda was 19 years old when she traveled from Indiana to New York for a legal abortion in 1970.
Andrea was 26 years old when she underwent a legal abortion at a New York City abortion facility on January 12, 1971.
April was 17 years old when she underwent a saline abortion in New York City on August 20, 1971.
Becky was 18 years old when she traveled from Arkansas to New York for a safe and legal abortion. She was 14 weeks pregnant.
Julie was only 14 years old when she underwent an abortion in New York on March 26, 1972.
Lori was 17 years old and 16 weeks pregnant when she was admitted to a Maryland hospital for a saline abortion between July and December of 1970.
Monica was a 31-year-old mother of five. She requested an abortion when she was 8 weeks pregnant, but the abortion was delayed about a month in order to address "some health, personal and administrative problems."
Patricia was 16 years old and five weeks pregnant when she went to a doctor's office for an abortion.
On February 6, 1924, Ida Cantor performed an abortion on a woman not named in Westlaw summaries. I'll refer to her as "Patsy" Roe.
Rosa was married, 29 years old, with two living children. According to her family, she had previously undergone an illegal abortion in Mexico in 1968. When she was 10 weeks pregnant, she returned to Mexico for another illegal abortion
Sara underwent a second trimester abortion in New York City in May of 1972.
Serena was a 22-year-old unmarried nursing student when she became pregnant.
Tammy traveled from Ohio to New York to undergo an abortion, which was performed on September 25, 1971. She was 33 years old.
Vicki was 23 years old when she underwent an abortion in New York state. Saline was injected into her uterus to begin the abortion.
Yvonne was a 19-year-old student who died from sepsis on November 9, 1999 in Marrero, Louisiana, after undergoing a safe and legal abortion.
Survivors of Julia L. Rogers, age 20, alleged that she underwent an abortion by Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard at Friendship Medical Center in Chicago on April 21, 1973.
Rhonda Rollinson underwent an abortion by Dr. Jay I. Levin at Malcom Polis's Philadelphia Women's Center September 3, 1992.
Doctors lied to Allegra, telling her that her fetus was "doomed," to gain her consent to an abortion.
Life Site News reports that 15-year-old tamiia Russell died January 8 after a second trimester abortion at Woman Care Clinic in Lanthrup Village, near Detroit.
A 16-year-old girl underwent a second-trimester saline abortion on August 26, 1969.
Stella Saenz, age 42, had arranged for a legal abortion in the spring of 1968.
In 1929, Dorothy's mother brought her to Dr. W. B. Parke in Camp Douglas to arrange an abortion.
Oriane Shevin, age 34, died of infection following off-label use of RU-486 for an abortion in California in 2005.
Jan was a 16-year-old high school student who died August 10, 1978 of infection from an abortion the previous week.
Diane was admitted to Englewood Hospital in Chicago due to hemorrhaging. She told staff that she'd had an abortion in a Chicago-area clinic.
Hoa Thuy "Vivian" Tran, like Holly Patterson, got her abortion drugs at a Planned Parenthood.
Maureen Lynne Tyke, a 21-year-old Pennsylvania resident, was in Florida visiting relatives when she went to Aware Woman Clinic in Melbourne for a safe and legal abortion.
Brenda Vise, a 38-year-old pharmaceutical representative, died on September 12, 2002, of a ruptured ectopic pregnancy after a chemical abortion at Volunteer Women's Clinic in Tennessee.
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Twenty-year-old Gail had an abortion performed on July 14, 1979, by New York abortionist Taskin Ratharathorn at Ft. Wayne Women's Health Organization.
Nicey Washington was 26 years old when she underwent a safe and legal abortion at Ambulatory Surgery Center in Brooklyn, New York, on June 6, 2000.
Thirty-eight-year-old Ellen went to Dadeland Family Planning for an abortion on March 2, 1985.
Gail Wright was 29 years old when she underwent a legal abortion. She was 20 weeks pregnant.
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