The latest patient to die from the care at Planned Parenthood has been identified.
She was taken there from the Planned Parenthood facility at 18 S.
Michigan Avenue, which advertises abortions up to 18 weeks. Tonya had
undergone a D&E abortion, which indicates that she was likely
between 14 and 18 weeks pregnant, although a misdiagnosis of fetal age
might be the underlying cause of the injury.
Tonya was engaged to be married and had a little son, Alvin, who had
just celebrated his first birthday. Her FaceBook page shows a vibrant,
smiling young woman having fun on vacation with her family and friends.
Tonya's twin sister, Toni, told CBS Chicago, "We were born the same day.
She was my other half." She expressed her bewilderment and shock:
"It happened so fast. She was just fine one day and then the next day
she was gone. We’re just trying to figure out what happened… what
Since the Centers for Disease Control said that, given the tools
available to a modern abortion facility, there's no legitimate reason
for a woman to bleed to death from abortion injuries, Planned Parenthood
has a lot of explaining to do.
"Woman Dies Following Abortion At Planned Parenthood Clinic," CBS Chicago, July 21, 2012
"Family Seeks Answers After Woman's Death Following Abortion," CBS Chicago, July 21, 2012
"Woman Dies After Abortion at Planned Parenthood Clinic," Chicago Sun-Times, July 22, 2012