Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Today's Anniversaries

All three deaths we commemorate today are of the safe, legal kind.

Erstwhile back-alley butcher kills patient: Jesse Ketchum gave up his "back alley" practice in Michigan to carpetbag to New York. There, his practices got sloppier and he started doing what he'd never done in Michigan -- killing his patients.

Young wife leaves child motherless after abortion: On June 16, 1989, 19-year-old Margaret Paula Clodfelter died in a Virginia hospital from complications suffered during a safe and legal abortion.

Newark mom bleeds to death: A 20-year-old Newark college student, identified in prolife sources as "Jane Doe of Newark", underwent a safe and legal abortion by Dr. Steven Berkman at Metropolitan Medical Associates on June 16, 199

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