12 Deaths Expose Deception Of NAF Standards

Los Angeles, CA — The deaths of 12 women at a chain of abortion mills owned by California’s Edward Allred raise questions about the so-called “standards” of clinics affiliated with the National Abortion Federation (NAF).

Family Planning Associates, (FPA), the largest for-profit chain of abortion clinics in the world with branches in Southern California and Chicago, has been responsible for the abortion-related deaths of Deanna Bell, Chanelle Bryant, Patricia Chacon, Laniece Dorsey , Josefina Garcia, Denise Holmes, Susan Levy, Christine Mora, Kimberly Neil , Joyce Ortenzio, Mary Pena, and Tami Suematsu.

“Any other business that had 12 fatalities in a few short years would be out of business and the owners in jail,” said Operation Rescue spokesperson Cheryl Sullenger, who spent two decades sidewalk counseling outside FPA abortion mills. “The NAF wants women to think that their clinics meet some kind of safety standard, when the reality of the situation is that the NAF standards are a sick joke that have cost lives and continue to endanger women.”

The FPA chain is not the only NAF affiliate with a checkered history.

In Florida, a group of NAF abortion mills run by James Pendergraft has been in the news for shoddy conditions and at least two botched abortions resulting in live births. The State of Florida closed five Pendergraft mills last year citing “a flagrant disregard for the laws of the state of Florida and a willingness to endanger the lives and health of pregnant patients.” Two remain closed.

In Wichita, KS, Operation Rescue bought and closed NAF affiliate Central Women’s Services then documented the filthy and unsafe conditions discovered there. (Click here to view a video documenting conditions there.)

Also in Wichita, Women’s Health Care Services, the late-term abortion mill owned and operated by George R. Tiller has been under fire for multiple botched abortions resulting in emergency hospitalization and the abortion death of Christin Gilbert. The abortionists at this NAF affiliate have also been accused of committing illegal late-term abortions.

“Women need to beware of any clinic bearing the NAF stamp of approval. These are predatory operations whose substandard and dangerous conditions prove that they are more concerned about making a buck than about the lives and health of the women they see,” said Sullenger.

“These clinics only offer a dead baby and the risk of a dead or butchered mother in the process. We encourage any woman considering an abortion to instead seek help and support from abortion alternatives organizations listed in their local phone books,” Sullenger said. “If you walk into a NAF clinic, there is no guarantee you will ever walk out. That’s not a scare tactic. That’s reality.”

  • More NAF deaths are listed here.

  • Let’s look at NAF’s own empty promise from their web site:

    In order to become a member, a clinic must complete a rigorous application process. Member clinics have agreed to comply with our standards for quality and care, updated annually in our Clinical Policy Guidelines, which set the evidence-based standards for abortion care in North America. NAF periodically conducts site visits to confirm that our clinics are in compliance with our guidelines.

    I guess overdosing a 13-year-old girl with Brevitol is in keeping with NAF standards…

  • Robert Ferguson

    Great appreciation is extended to Christina for compiling the documentation of these deaths by Edward Allred and other NAF as well as non-NAF members!

    Your work has saved many lives as it is used at many front line interventions!

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

  • Mary

    Knowing of Allred’s seething contempt for minority women, it would be informative to know who among the women dying in his clinics were black, Hispanic, or a member of another minority group. You mention one woman was homeless, obviously she was destitute and /or mentally ill. If his previous racist statements are any indication, I can’t imagine Allred anymore compassionate to a woman in this circumstance, whatever her race.

  • 4life

    I must say that abortionists are the only doctors that seem to be able to get away with such antics.Who is running the NAF? Can’t other medical organizations shut them down? I am a nurse and my state checks everything when it comes to license renewal,complaints,etc. I really want to know why they get away with so much.

  • Mike

    The reason they get away with so much is simple: MONEY

    The abortion business is extremely lucrative. Payoffs are rampant. It’s a dirty business, and they go to great lengths to deceive the public and the WOMEN they supposedly are so “concerned” about. Baloney! These false claims of care for their patients etc. are all bogus. It’s all about the money.

    It is unregulated. They do everything in their power to keep it that way. The media won’t touch it. The feminists go to great length to hide what they know is the truth…often at the cost of these women’s lives.

    What other procedure can be done in 15 minutes where a doctor can make a quick 400 bucks??? With it being unregulated, the number of clinics that are out there, and the money that is made from this horror, it’s all swept under the rug and hidden from the public. There is just too much money to be lost by exposing what goes on in these places.

    The veteranary business is more closely watched by the government…as is the food business.

    Bottom line: MONEY

    They can only go on like this for so long. They are terrified of exposure and will do anything to stop the masses from knowing the truth. But, little by little, the lid of the killing industry is being blown off.

    Roe vs. Wade did nothing but take the back alley butcher, dress him up in a suit and put him in a store window. Nothing else about it has changed.

  • Robert Ferguson
  • 4life

    Mike,very well put.I like the part about dressing up the back alley butcher in a white coat,giving him a title,and giving him his own office/clinic.Thank you for the answer to my ?. I have heard that the number of abortionists is dropping as well as the number of clinics.I hope it’s true. This may explain a lot as well.

  • Robert Ferguson

    “dressing up the back alley butcher in a white coat,giving him a title,and giving him his own office/clinic.”

    of course, it was the same baby killers before wade as after. They were pro abortion prior and pro abortion now. RvW did nothing to change the prolife physician.

    Christina’s website http://realchoice.0catch.com documents clearly that it is and always has been the proabort physician doing the killing.

  • 4life

    Also,Christina’s posted site will also get you to the one that I posted about earlier ;Cemetery of Choice.Several documented deaths from botched abortions.If these deaths had been a result of a self induced or an illegal abortion,the feminists would be outraged.Where are they now? Also, for more uncovered corruption go to Pro Life Action League. It is also an excellent site that exposes this ugly industry.