On the morning of April 5, 1927, Arhne Reynolds died at the office of Dr. Louis Ginsburg from an abortion performed on her there that day. Ginsburg was arrested on April 18, and indicted for felony murder on May 15. Back in the "bad old days", it wasn't just shrugged off as no big deal when an abortionist killed a woman, like it is now.
Arhne's abortion was typical of illegal abortions in that it was >performed by a physician.
For more on pre-legalization abortion, see The Bad Old Days of Abortion
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