The Family Policy Council of West Virginia, an evangelical Christian group, said Monday the lawsuit was filed on behalf of Itai Gravely against the Women's Health Center of West Virginia in Charleston and Dr. Rodney Stephens.NAF lists the Women's Health Center of West Virgina as one of two members in the state.
The Kanawha County Circuit Court lawsuit says Gravely was given a sedative but wanted to stop the April 2012 procedure because she was in severe pain. It says Stephens ignored her instructions and had her physically restrained. The pregnancy was near the end of the first trimester.
A subsequent exam at a hospital revealed the fetus' head in her uterus.
Monday, June 10, 2013
NAF abortion clinic sued over forced, botched abortion
A National Abortion Federation abortion clinic in West Virginia is being sued after abortionist Rodney Stephens allegedly wouldn't stop an abortion when a woman asked him to, had her restrained and then left the child's head in her uterus.