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Marla Cardamone

Marla Cardamone was killed by "safe and legal" abortion.

For decades, Priests for Life has been proclaiming that what kills the unborn child harms (and sometimes kills) the mother as well.

Now we are putting graphics to words.

With the full permission of her parents, we are making public Marla's autopsy photos. A "safe and legal" abortion at a respected Pittsburgh hospital left the once beautiful Marla looking horrific.

And she represents countless others.

This "Safe and Legal" project is a joint effort of Life Dynamics (which initiated the effort), Priests for Life, and Operation Rescue.

See the special website developed for this project at

Below you will find more information about this sad story. Please spread it. And as part of the effort to alert people that "legal" does not mean "safe," hear and spread the testimonies of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, as well as the new book, Recall Abortion, by our Executive Director, Janet Morana.

Press release on "Safe and Legal" project: Text - Audio - Video

Lists of other women killed by "Safe and Legal" abortion.[List One] [List Two]

Listen to this interview that Fr. Pavone did with Deborah Cardamone, Marla's mother.

The January edition of the pro-life video LifeTalk likewise interviews Deborah.

Click here to see a full-page newspaper ad that we did on this story.

Here is one of the news interviews done with Deborah.

And below, see the clip from our EWTN series Defending Life in which we interviewed Deborah and showed Marla's photo.


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