VII-"The Abortion Profiteers" - Pamela Zekman and Pamela Warrick - Chicago Sun-Times

12 dead after abortions in state's walk-in clinics

Byline: Pamela Zekman, Pamela Warrick; 1978-11-19; Chicago Sun Times; pages 1

Report: "The Abortion Profiteers" - Pamela Zekman, Pamela Warrick - Chicago Sun-Times

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At least 12 women have died following legal abortions in Illinois walk-in abortion clinics. Although state health officials knew of not a single clinic death just a week ago, the Sun-Times and Better Government Assn. have learned of a dozen women who suffered fatal infections or bled to death after undergoing abortion procedures in state-regulated clinics.

Description:The seventh installment of the Sun-Times' "Abortion Profiteers" series reports that at least twelve women have died after receiving abortions at Illinois abortion clinics.

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Chicago Sun-Times article titled, "12 Dead After Abortions in State's Walk-in Clinics." Written by Pamela Zekman and Pamela Warrick as part of their "Abortion Profiteers" series.