I have included information about how many abortion deaths were noted by the Centers for Disease Control. You will note that there are many abortion deaths that have not met the public eye during this period.

By the end of the 1980s, abortion deaths had fallen to the current average of around 10 per year. Most of these are due to malpractice and are thus preventable. However, the current political atmosphere of turning a blind eye to abortion quackery makes it highly unlikely that problems that cause abortion deaths will ever be addressed.

Women's Stories from the 2000s
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2000 (CDC: 11 legal)
  1. Semika Shaw, March 4, 2000 Age: 22
    Abortionist: Dr. Kermit Gosnell
    Women's Medical Society
  2. Maria Rodriguez, March 25, 2000 Age: 22
    Abortionist: Dr. Steve Lichtenberg
    FPA Albany Medical Surgical Center
  3. Kimberly Neil May 22, 2000 Age: 38
    Abortionist: Dr. Kenneth Wright
    Family Planning Associates Fresno
  4. Nicey Washington, June 6, 2000 Age: 26
    Abortionist: Ambulatory Surgical Center
  5. L'Echelle Head, October 11, 2000 Age: 21
    Abortionist: Dayton Women's Health Services


2001 (CDC: 7 legal, 1 illegal, 8 total)
  1. Melissa Heim, January 26, 2001 Age: 18
    Abortionist: Access Health Center
  2. "Haley Mason", April 5, 2001 Age: 22
    Abortionist: Dr. LeRoy Carhart
    Bellevue Health Clinic
  3. Brenda Vise, September 12, 2001 Age: 38
    Abortionist: Volunteer Medical Clinic


2002 (CDC: 10 legal)
  1. "Gabriella Alonso", 2002
    Abortionist: Unnamed physician
  2. DianaLopezHeadshot.jpgDiana Lopez
    February 28, 2002 Age: 25
    Abortionist: Planned Parenthood
  3. StacyZallieSmall.jpgStacy Zallie
    October 1, 2002 Age: 20
    Abortionist: Dr. Steven Chase BrighamAmerican Women's Services
  4. "Adelle", November 16, 2002 Age: 26
    Abortionist: Dr. Mi Yong Kim
    Landmark Women's Center


2003 (CDC: 10 legal)
  1. HollyPattersonSmall.jpgHolly Patterson
    September 17, 2003 Age: 18
    Abortionist: Planned Parenthood
  2. Regina Johnson, September 18, 2003 Age: 32
    Abortionist: Dr. Alberto Hodari
    Womancare
  3. Leigh Ann Alford, November 26, 2003 Age: 34
    Abortionist: Dr. Malachy DeHenre
    Summit Medical Center
  4. Hoa Thuy "Vivian" Tran, December 29, 2003 Age: 22
    Abortionist: Planned Parenthood


2004 (CDC: 7 legal, 1 illegal, 8 total)
  1. TamiiaRussellSmall.pngTamiia Russell
    January 8, 2004 Age: 15
    Abortionist: Dr. Alberto Hodari
    Womancare
  2. Chanelle Bryant, January 14, 2004 Age: 22
    Abortionist: Family Planning Medical Group


2005 (CDC: 7 legal)
  1. "Tara", c. 2005
    Abortionist: Unspecified facility dispensing RU-486
  2. "Cherish", c. 2005
    Abortionist: Unspecified facility dispensing RU-486
  3. ChristinGilbert.jpgChristin Gilbert
    January 13, 2005 Age: 19
    Abortionist: Dr. LeRoy CarhartWomen's Health Care Services
  4. OrianeShevinTN.jpgOriane Shevin
    June 14, 2005 Age: 34
    Abortionist: Dr. Christopher DotsonEve Surgical Center


2006 (CDC: 7 legal)
  1. "Wanda", c. 2006
    Abortionist: Unspecified facility dispensing RU-486
  2. Denise Crowe, February 3, 2006 Age: 21
    Abortionist: Dr. Romeo Ferrer
    Gynecare
  3. LauraGrunasSmall.pngLaura Grunas
    August 4, 2006 Age: 30
    Abortionist: Unspecified


2007 (CDC: 6 legal abortion)
  1. EdricaGoode.jpgEdrica Goode
    February 14, 2007 Age: 21
    Abortionist: Planned Parenthood
  2. LauraSmithSmall.jpgLaura Hope Smith
    September 13, 2007 Age: 22
    Abortionist: Dr. Rapin OsthanondhWomen Health Center


2008 (CDC: 12 legal)
  1. "Carmen", 2008 Age: 29
    Abortionist: Unspecified facility dispensing RU-486
  2. Chloe Colts, January 19, 2008 Age: 26
    Abortionist: Dr. Reginald Sharpe
  3. Sherika Mayo, March 21, 2008 Age: 23
    Abortionist: Dr. Tyrone MaloySummit Medical Associates


2009 (CDC: 8 legal)
  1. "Belle", 2009 Age: 21
    Abortionist: Unspecified facility dispensing RU-486
  2. AntoneshaRossSmall.jpgAntonesha Ross
    May 8, 2009 Age: 18
    Abortionist: Dr. Josephine Kamper
    Women's Aid Clinic
  3. Ying Chen, August 3, 2009 Age: 30
    Abortionist: Dr. Andrew Rutland
  4. KarnamayaMongarSmall.jpgKarnamaya Mongar
    November 20, 2009 Age: 41
    Abortionist: Dr. Kermit GosnellWomen's Medical Society