September 5, 1992

Joe Scheidler being interviewed outside Albany abortion clinicToday in League HistorySeptember 5, 1992—13-year-old Deanna Bell dies while undergoing an abortion at the Albany abortion clinic in Chicago’s northwest side. Sidewalk counselors Fr. Steve Lesnewski and Tim Murphy see the ambulance arrive and call League Director Joe Scheidler, who rushes over with a camera. They alert the media and 11 reporters cover the story of her death.

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