911 Redactions Cover Up Serious Medical Emergency at “Abortionist to the Stars” Clinic

By Cheryl Sullenger

Beverly Hills, CA – When a patient at the Pro-Choice Medical Center in Beverly Hills, California, suffered a medical emergency, an employee of the swank late-term abortion business placed a call for help to 911.

However, when Operation Rescue received the recording via a public records request, only about 30 seconds of the four-minute conversation could be heard. The other 3 minutes and 30 seconds were filled with a series of beeps, indicating redactions in the recording.

The incident took place on April 23, 2018, at 2:03 p.m. In the parts of the recording that actually contained information, a clinic worker indicated that the emergency involved a “patient who was sent to us. . .”

The 911 dispatcher placed the caller on hold while he dispatched paramedics and later returned to reassure her that paramedics were on the way.

A Computer Aided Dispatch transcript that was obtained along with the recording that a Rescue unit was dispatched along with another unit to provide advanced life support for an injury that did not result from a vehicular accident.

The patient was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for additional emergency treatment. The entire incident took 43 minutes.

According to public records laws, only information related to the patient’s identity should be removed. Information about the condition and why the ambulance was called does not identify any particular person and is not subject to redaction.

“There’s only one reason to over-redact a public 911 recording and that is to cover something up. Given the political climate in California, it’s not surprising that some local official with an agenda would want to hide the dangers of abortion,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “We need transparency in order to protect women from harm at abortion facilities that are ill-equipped to handle the life-threatening emergencies that occur repeatedly.”

The Pro-Choice Medical Center is owned and solely operated by late-term abortionist Josefa Seletz. Since locating her high-end abortion business to Beverly Hills, she has become known as the “Abortionist to the Stars.”

Since the fall of 2015, there have been at least six women transported to the hospital by ambulance from the Pro-Choice Medical Center, which is one of just five abortion facilities in the U.S. to openly conduct abortions through the third trimester of pregnancy.

“We may never know what happened to the woman injured in April, but we know it was serious enough that the assistance of paramedics was needed along with an emergency transport to the hospital,” said Newman. “Women deserve to know the truth about the true dangers of abortion — and the fact that they could very well leave their appointment in an ambulance, as we see time and time again.”

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Abortion Patient Carried by Clinic Workers to Private Vehicle; Ambulance Turned Away

By Cheryl Sullenger

Montgomery, AL – It was an all-too-familiar sight at abortion facilities around the country. Pro-life activists snapped photos as an ambulance pulled into the parking lot of an abortion clinic. This time, it happened at Reproductive Health Services in Montgomery, Alabama, on May 25, 2018.

But this incident was anything but routine.

Before the ambulance could arrive, witnesses told Operation Rescue that they saw two clinic workers carrying a woman under her arms out of the abortion facility and into a private vehicle. She and her companion had left the area by the time the ambulance arrived – presumably in route to a hospital emergency room.

Photos of this disturbing scene show only two abortion clinic workers holding up a blanket to block pro-life photographers, who tried to document the event.

When the ambulance arrived a short time later, another clinic worker told the ambulance driver that they were no longer needed, so the ambulance left the scene without a passenger.

This unusual situation raised concerns about the woman who had to be carried to her car. Why couldn’t the woman walk on her own? Did she suffer injuries during an abortion? Why didn’t the clinic wait for the ambulance? Did she get proper medical treatment for her mysterious condition?

“We have lots of question and not very many answers,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “We are still looking into this and hope the woman involved is ok and did not receive an abortion.”

Reproductive Health Services made news last month when a recent inspection report noted a citation for failure to report suspected child sex abuse on a 13-year old girl who received an abortion, then returned to the abortion business within 15 months for a second abortion.

“There are all kind of signs that this abortion facility may be covering up for pedophile sex traffickers,” said Newman. “Given their refusal to protect young girls from abuse, it is not a stretch to think they may be hiding a botched abortion as well.”

Operation Rescue will post updates as more information becomes available.

Watch: 911 Records Show Carhart Abortion Patient Hemorrhaged Half Her Blood Volume

By Cheryl Sullenger

Bellevue, NE – Operation Rescue has obtained the 911 audio recording and Computer Aided Dispatch printout related to a medical emergency that took place on May 4, 2018, at LeRoy Carhart’s Abortion and Contraception Clinic of Nebraska (AACCON) located in Bellevue, Nebraska.

The new records shed light on what we now know was a very serious abortion injury.

According to the 911 recording, a Carhart employee identified as “Chelsea” placed a call to 911 at 12:17 p.m. on May 4 seeking a medical transport to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for a 21-year old female.

Chelsea informed the 911 dispatcher, “Her abortion is complete, but her hemoglobin is 6-3. Six point thee. Excuse me.”

Normal hemoglobin levels for females range from 12.0 to 15.5. A hemoglobin level of 6.3 would represent a life-threatening medical emergency that would require blood transfusion(s).

Severe hemorrhaging resulting in a loss of half an abortion patient’s blood supply would likely come from serious lacerations or other internal injuries inflicted during the abortion procedure.

“We still do not know why the emergency radio traffic archive during this incident had been wiped clean. We are thankful that public 911 records were available to us. This new information indicates that the woman is lucky to have survived,” said Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue. “We understand from other information that has come to us that this woman was treated in an intensive care unit for several days.”

Another abortionist, Shana Miles, who was working for Carhart on the day of the emergency, has not been seen at Carhart’s Bellevue abortion facility since the incident and is presumed to have quit.

Carhart has been responsible for sending 17 women by ambulance for emergency medical intervention at a hospital over the past five years, and at least that many in the five years prior to that, when he worked with George Tiller at his now-closed late-term abortion business in Wichita, Kansas.

Carhart also caused the deaths of at least two abortion patients. Christin Gilbert, 19, died in January 2005, in Wichita after a botched 29-week abortion. Jennifer Morbelli, 29, died in February 2013, after Carhart botched her 33-week abortion at a now-shuttered abortion facility in Germantown, Maryland.

“Lee Carhart has left a long wake of pain, suffering and grief over his decades-long child-killing career,” said Newman. “He is among the most dangerous abortionists in America — and one who is most protected by political corruption. We call on medical boards in Nebraska and Maryland to stop protecting him. His medical licenses must be revoked and his killing spree ended for good.”

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Read Operation Rescue’s original report on the May 4, 2018, medical emergency.

Butcher of Bellevue Strikes Again, But This Time, Public Recording of the Abortion Emergency is Blank

By Cheryl Sullenger

Bellevue, NE – Something went terribly wrong at LeRoy Carhart’s Bellevue, Nebraska abortion facility on Friday May 4, 2018. An ambulance, fire unit, and another emergency response vehicle, were summoned to the Abortion and Contraceptive Clinic of Nebraska (AACCON) at around noon for a woman who was brought out of the abortion facility covered completely in a white sheet.

This is the seventeenth such medical emergency documented by Operation Rescue at a Carhart abortion facility in the past five years. This is the sixth known incident at his Nebraska facility. He hospitalized ten women, including one patient who died from her injuries, while he worked at Germantown Reproductive Health Center in Germantown, Maryland. That facility closed last year.

Carhart, who is 76, opened his own abortion facility, AbortionClinics.org, specializing in late-term abortions throughout all nine months of pregnancy in Bethesda. Maryland, in October 2017. Just days after that facility opened, Carhart called for emergency transport of yet another abortion patient.

“Carhart has long had a reputation of being a sloppy abortionist, but in recent years, his incompetence has appeared to have grown,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “We have reason to believe he poses a serious danger to the public.”

Operation Rescue attempted to obtain the radio traffic from the May 4 incident in Bellevue, but suspiciously the audio files available were completely blank. In the past, such recordings have been openly available to the public and contained busy radio traffic, including information about dispatches to Carhart’s facility. (Review one example.)

A formal public records request for the 911 records has been submitted.

“One frightening thing is that Carhart is reportedly training new abortionists at his Bellevue facility,” said Newman. “We don’t need new abortionists, and we certainly don’t need any that have been trained by this abortion hack. If Carhart’s trainees go into the abortion business, we are sure to see more women and babies to suffer and die from Carhart’s brand of incompetent abortions.”

One such woman, believed to be an abortionist in training, was present during the May 4 emergency. As if she may have something to hide, she takes more extreme measures to block her identity than has been previously seen at this facility, according to local pro-life activists.

Carhart is one of the few abortionists who openly conduct abortions throughout all nine months of pregnancy, although more do so in secret.

“Our calls for a full and honest investigation of Carhart have fallen on deaf ears in Nebraska and Maryland. How many more women must suffer or die until states begin to protect the public from this dangerous man?” said Newman.

Botched Abortion at Little Rock Abortion Facility Leads Discovery of 60 Such Emergencies

By Cheryl Sullenger

Little Rock, AR – A medical emergency that took place last month at Little Rock Family Planning, an abortion facility located in Little Rock, Arkansas, has opened the door to learn more about a dangerous increase in life-threatening abortion complications at that facility since the start of 2018.

It began on March 31, 2018, when pro-life activists photographed an ambulance at Little Rock Family Planning.

Pro-life activist Mary Silfies told Operation Rescue that a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for 911 records related to the incident was denied by the Little Rock City Attorney “because it involved a juvenile.”

A second FOIA request was made to the publicly-funded ambulance company, Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services (MEMS), which complied with a heavily redacted audio recording and Computer Aided Dispatch printout.

A close inspection of the CAD printout revealed under one of the redactions that the young patient suffered hemorrhaging and lacerations.

The 911 recording, which had information about the patient’s condition removed, indicated that the patient was located “in the procedure room with the doctor.” This was an indication that the patient’s condition was serious, otherwise, she would have been sent to the side or back door of the abortion facility for ambulance pick-up.

However, the recording did contain a revealing question at the end of the conversation between the 911 dispatcher and the abortion facility caller.

“Alright, do you have AED there,” asked the dispatcher, to which the call replied in the affirmative.

AED is short for “automated external defibrillator,” which is used to check a patient’s heart rhythm and can send a shock to restore a normal heartbeat. It is also used in the event of a cardiac arrest.

“The fact that the dispatcher was inquiring about the presence of the AED was another indication that young woman was in pretty bad shape,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman.

In addition, Silfies also was able to obtain a printout that contained all service requests for ambulances to the abortion facility’s address that contained 61 incidents dating back to 1999. One of the incidents included in the printout was for a different location, leaving 60 calls originating from the Little Rock Family Planning abortion facility over the past 19 years.

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In all 60 cases, including the emergency involving the juvenile on March 31, 2018, patients were transported to the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) Hospital for emergency medical care that could not be provided at the outpatient abortion facility.

This data shows that an average of medical emergencies requiring emergency ambulance transport from Little Rock Family Planning is just over three per year.

However, there have already been four such emergency transports in the first three months of 2018 alone. This put the abortion facility on track for a record-breaking number of abortion injuries.

“Whatever is going on at the Little Rock Family Planning is posing a serious danger to women,” said Newman. “With these incidents on the rise, women must be warned that if they walk into that abortion facility, they may come out on an ambulance gurney. This place is just not save for women or their babies. It should be shut down!”