Posts tagged "Tonya Reaves"

Its war on a woman costs Planned Parenthood $2 million

Remember Tonya Reaves, the woman who died in 2012 from a botched abortion in a downtown Chicago Planned Parenthood Clinic? It has taken several years, but her family finally got justice when Planned Parenthood, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation agreed to pay $2 million in a wrong death settlement to Ms. Reaves surviving... Read more »

Was Planned Parenthood licensed to do the kind of abortion that killed Tonya Reaves?

Perhaps not, according to the Pro-Life Action League. The group explained on its website: Illinois has a convoluted system of classifying abortion clinics. Some are listed as Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers (ASTC), others as Pregnancy Termination Specialty Centers (PTSC). Neither category includes Planned Parenthood’s clinics in Illinois. Planned Parenthood is never inspected because Illinois law... Read more »

Abortion is safer than childbirth. Except for Chicago's Tonya Reaves

Ms. Reaves, 24, bled to death last week from a second trimester abortion (a description of the surgical procedure is here) that she had at a Planned Parenthood facility in Chicago. The death brought forth condemnations from pro-life groups and expressions of regret and sympathy from Planned Parenthood. And demands for answers from Ms. Reaves’... Read more »
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