Tuesday, April 28, 2009

1973: Death after abortion by civil-rights pioneer

Survivors of Julia L. Rogers, age 20, alleged that she underwent a safe and legal abortion performed by erstwhile civil rights pioneer Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard at Friendship Medical Center in Chicago on April 21, 1973.

Julia's death certificate states that her death April 28 at Tabernacle Hospital was due to "bronchopneumonia and generalized peritonitis complicating extensive necrotizing endometritis and myometritis with sealed perforation."

In other words, she developed pnuemonia on top of peritonitis. A hole had been poked in her uterus, causing an infection that made the muscle tissue of her uterus start to rot inside her.

Evelyn Dudley and Dorothy Brown also died after abortions at Friendship Medical Center.

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Anonymous said...

It is, a personal choice. Skye

GrannyGrump said...

Killing three patients is a personal choice? Thanks for clarifying that.

Rachael C. said...

So killing patients is ok so as long it's in the name of "choice"?

Rachael C. said...

Any pro-choicers want to take a shot and answer the question?

Lilliput said...

They choose to have an abortion - not to die. The fault lies with the incompitent and unqualified Doctors. Keep up the good work exposing them!