Anna Yocca Charged With Felony For Self-abortion With Wire Hanger

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A 32-year-old Tennessee woman, Anna Yocca, was 24 weeks pregnant in September 2015 when she attempted to induce an abortion with a wire hanger while she sat in a bathtub. After Yocca began to bleed uncontrollably, her boyfriend drove her to the hospital. Physicians were able to save the child and delivered a 1.5-pound boy. Tennessee has some of the strictest abortion laws in the country. Initially charged with attempted first-degree murder, the initial charge has now been replaced with 3 new ...  View More
November 18, 2016 Jason