Friday, September 18, 2009

1958: Children find mother dead after abortion

On September 18, 1958, Mrs. "Glenda Coe" was found dead in her Norman, Oklahoma home by one of her four children. An autopsy confirmed that an induced abortion had caused her death.

Her ex-husband, James Paul Morion, was arrested for questioning. Witnesses said they had seen him at Georgia's home the night before her death.

For more on pre-legalization abortion, see The Bad Old Days of Abortion

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