California Saline Abortion Deaths 1972abortion, california, saline, death, mortality, 1972January, 1972: Gwendolyn Drummer
Gwendolyn was a fifteen-year-old high school student when she died from damage the saline did to her organs.
September, 1972: Katherine Morse
Katherine traveled from Texas to Los Angeles for the legal abortion that killed her.
October, 1972: Natalie Meyers
Sixteen-year-old Natalie suffered major damage to her internal organs from a saline abortion.
November, 1972: Twila Coulter
Twila suffered cerebral hemorrhage during a saline abortion.