Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Mom Sues Planned Parenthood for the Botched Abortion Death of Tonya Reaves
August 28, 2012
Timeline in the Abortion Death of Tonya Reaves
Chicago, IL - CBS News in Chicago isreporting that the mother of Tonya Reaves has filed suit against Planned Parenthood of Illinois alleging that Reaves died during a second trimester abortion as a result of negligence.
The family is seeking at least $120,000 in the suit, including money to compensate Reaves' one-year old son, Alvin.
Reaves mother, Dorsey Johns, alleges in her suit that Planned Parenthood "carelessly performed" the abortion on Reaves on July 20, 2012, then failed to properly monitor her afterwards. Johns is also suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where Reaves was taken 5 ½ hours after her abortion, for failing to immediately discover the uterine perforation inflicted by Planned Parenthood that caused her to bleed to death. Northwestern originally discovered that Reaves had suffered an incomplete abortion and treated her for that before further tests revealed the perforation.
"Lack of proper monitoring is a chronic problem in the abortion industry as a whole. Once abortion businesses get the money and kill the baby, they are essentially done with the woman. If she happens to have complications, they blame her," said Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue and Pro-Life Nation. "Planned Parenthood and its abortionist need to be held fully accountable for the death of Reaves, because if they hadn't botched the abortion in the first place or if they had properly monitored her and immediately called 911, Reaves' little boy would still have a mommy today."
Operation Rescue earlier obtained a recording and computer aided dispatch transcriptthat Planned Parenthood never called 911 when Reaves' condition deteriorated. The recording indicates on the same day that Tonya Reaves received her fatal abortion the Chicago Planned Parenthood office received explicit instructions from an emergency dispatcher to directly call 911 in the event of an emergency in order to prevent wasting precious time. Those instructions were ignored. The additional delay in not dialing 911 could have been a contributing factor in Reaves' death.
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