Wednesday, May 05, 2010

1980: Dead on the abortion table

Gwendolyn Cliett, age 29, was about to undergo a safe, legal abortion and tubal ligation at Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia on March 5, 1980. She was 8 to 10 weeks pregnant. Before the proecdure could be done, Gwendolen reacted to the anesthesia and died

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6 comments:

OperationCounterstrike said...

Sometimes people die from a reaction to anaesthesia. This is a risk in EVERY surgery, not just abortions.

You should set up a "real-hernia-repair" site to track all the anaesthesia deaths that occur during hernia-repair surgeries.

GrannyGrump said...

Hernia repair surgeries are not designed purely to end a human life. Abortion is. And the only reason many people are willing to tolerate legalized abortion is because they've bought into the empty promise by abortionists that if we stopped throwing them in jail for killing babies, they'd stop killing the mothers. They didn't keep their promise, The deal is off.

OperationCounterstrike said...

The abortion didn't kill this woman. Her own bad luck killed her. There is no cure for bad luck.

If someone this unlucky had gone on to try to have a baby, (which is dangerous) rather than an abortion (which is much safer), she'd have died in childbirth for sure.

GrannyGrump said...

A bad O-Ring didn't kill the Challenger astronauts. Their own bad luck did.

OperationCounterstrike said...

Actually, to see what killed the Challenger astronauts, read WHAT DO YOU CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK? by R. P. Feynman.

Short version: the management people didn't understand what the engineers were telling them. Especially, management didn't understand the meaning of the term "safety factor".

OperationCounterstrike said...

But the analogy doesn't hold. The astronauts could have dodged the bullet by remaining safely on earth. In contrast, if this woman had not gotten her abortion, something much more dangerous (childbirth) would have happened to her, and with her bad luck she would have died anyway. She could not have dodged the bad-luck bullet.