I have post for abortion deaths in:
I also have posts about abortion deaths prior to widespread legalization:
Since I continue to notice people coming for searches of abortion deaths in specific years or decades, I will continue to fill in the gaps.
It's very important that we understand history. Prochoicers need to grasp that abortion being illegal doesn't mean no alternative but the coathanger, and prolifers need to understand that simply criminalizing abortion isn't enough. Only when we study the impact of laws and attitudes on abortion practice can we develop effective strategies for what most of us agree is a common goal: Reducing abortion. For, as with any other human evil, we can never make it entirely go away.
For more abortion deaths, visit the Cemetery of Choice:
For more on pre-legalization abortion, see The Bad Old Days of Abortion
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