Tuesday, December 23, 2008

1970: Safe, legal abortion leaves two children motherless two days before Christmas

"Kimberly" was 25 years old and 18 weeks pregnant when she underwent a safe and legal abortion in New York City on December 23, 1970. During the abortion, she went into cardiac arrest and died, leaving behind two children.

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

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Suricou Raven said...

Resorting to fourty-year-old case studies? You must be desperate.

Anonymous said...

How sad. That baby was aborted a month after I was born. And so were all the baby's future children.

Christina Dunigan said...

SR, those who don't learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.

And if you think this is a dumb blog, don't let the screen door hit you on the way out. Nobody's holding you here at gunpoint; you came in entirely on your own and are more than welcome to leave.