Friday, April 15, 2011

1997: Safe, legal abortion kills Texas teen

Life Dynamics lists 16-year-old Maureen Espinoza on their "Blackmun Wall" of women killed by legal abortions.

Citing an article in the San Antonio Express-News dated April 24, 1997, LDI notes:

  • Maureen's abortion was performed at a doctor's office in San Antonio on March 28, 1997.
  • The abortionist punctured Maureen's uterus, but took no note of the complication.
  • Maureen was admitted through the emergency room at NE Baptist Hospital on April 3.
  • She underwent two surgeries to try to save her life.
  • She died on April 15, 1997.

LDI's source: "M.E.'s office verifies teen died from legal abortion," San Antonio Express-News, April 24, 1997

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