Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington has become the first affiliate of the Planned Parenthood abortion business to receive taxpayer funds from an Obamacare health care exchange.
However, it turns out this local abortion business has a sordid past. It botched an abortion on a young woman so badly that it left her infertile and the abortion practitioner left part of the unborn baby inside of her.
The Planned Parenthood clinic faced a lawsuit regarding the botched abortion:
According to the lawsuit, Shantese Butler sustained significant physical damage as a result of the abortion.
The abortion resulted in severe abdominal bleeding, severe vaginal injury, severe injury to the cervix, significant uterine perforation, and a small bowel tear. As a result of the injuries, Butler will be unable to have biological children the rest of her life.
Additionally, parts of the unborn child were left inside Butler after a post-abortion examination conducted the next day.
Kristan Hawkins, the director of Students for Life of America, notified LifeNews.com of the lawsuit, filed on February 12, 2008, that seeks $50 million in damages.
Hawkins says Planned Parenthood has denied the injuries and Butler’s infertility as a result of the botched abortion. Lawyers for the abortion business state in their response to the lawsuit that Butler’s claims are barred by the doctrines of informed consent and assumption of risk.
“It is outrageous that Planned Parenthood thinks they are excused from being held liable because Shantese was informed of possible risks associated with abortion,” Hawkins told LifeNews.com. “In no other medical profession would this be acceptable.”
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“How ironic is it that the pro-abortion movement claims they want abortions to be ‘safe, legal, and rare,’ when, in this poster case for abortion, Shantese was permanently injured,” Hawkins added.
She said it is a shame that Planned Parenthood won’t acknowledge its culpability in a failed abortion “resulting in infertility for the rest of her life, making abortion harmful and almost deadly to the young girl.”
“This is a horrible situation. Our thoughts go out to Shantese and her family as she recovers from her injuries both from the rape and abortion,” she said.