Consequences of making abortion illegal
In Daily Kos, William F. Harrison tells "Why I provide abortions."
I provide abortions for my patients and for any other girl or woman who feels this her best option...
"I learned [to be pro-choice]... by seeing the repercussions of desperation walk, and crawl, and be carried through our emergency room door three, four, five times, every night for four years. Each night we would admit to the wards of University Hospital in Little Rock (a fairly small hospital, as metropolitan hospitals go) girls and women with raging fevers, extraordinary uterine and pelvic infections, enormous blood loss, and a multitude of serious injuries of the pelvic and intra-abdominal organs as a result of illegal and self-induced abortions."