An abortion industry watchdog is looking for ways to convince Ohio to take action against an abortion clinic with a problem history.
On March 17, an ambulance was called to Preterm abortion facility in Cleveland to transport a woman to a hospital emergency room for treatment. Operation Rescue's Cheryl Sullenger obtained 911 records, which indicate the woman was bleeding heavily and clinic staff could not stop it – but Sullenger says that's not the only injury on record.
"We've documented at least a dozen such incidents in the last few years, including the death of one abortion patient, Lakisha Wilson, who died in 2014," she adds.
The surgeries are done on the fourth floor at Preterm, and when the elevator is not working or being repaired, patients needing transport to hospitals for injuries must be carried down four flights of stairs to the ambulance.
Sullenger laments that "all through this entire process that we've gone through with this abortion clinic of reporting these incidents, multiple injuries to women, we've never been able to get the Department of Health or the Medical Board in Ohio to actually take any action." (See earlier article)
Operation Rescue isn't sure why that's the case, considering the fact that the state has done an excellent job of citing or shutting down abortion clinics that can't maintain minimum safety and health standards.