Clinic abortionist Rodger Fraser was convicted of 4 felonies for practicing medicine without a license. Fraser botched an abortion on “Patient A” at Commonwealth Women’s Clinic, causing the woman to suffer a perforated uterus, hemorrhage, emergency hysterectomy, and colostomy. Fraser ultimately lost his medical license in both VA and NJ after severely injuring patients in botched abortions.
Sept. 24, 1984 – “Simopoulos sells abortion clinic here” – The Washington Post — Facing felony charges for running a “fake abortion” racket, abortionist Chris Simopoulos sells his Falls Church abortion clinic to fellow abortion clinic owner Dr. Thomas Gresinger. Gresinger changes the name from American Women’s Clinic to Commonwealth Women’s Clinic.
ChildPredators.com — audio of undercover call to Commonwealth Women’s Clinic — Clinic won’t report statutory rape; offers secret pregnancy test to supposed “13-year-old” caller with “22-year-old” boyfriend.
Nov. 20, 2001 — Abortionist Rodger Fraser botches an abortion on “Patient A,” at Commonwealth Medical Clinic. “Patient A” suffers a perforated uterus, incomplete abortion, and a hemorrhage, requiring and emergency hysterectomy and colostomy. See pages 4-5.
June 12, 2002 — After ignoring his license suspension, and continuing to perform abortions, Rodger Fraser is convicted of 4 felony counts of practicing medicine without a license. He is sentenced to four months in jail.
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"Abortion clinic set on fire" -- The Washington Post, 2-19-1997
"Anti-abortion protesters blockade clinic in VA" -- The Washington Post, 10-30-1988500 pro-lifers gather at the Commonwealth Women's Clinic for a peaceful sit-in demonstration at the Commonwealth Women's Clinic. 238 pro-lifers are arrested as they sit in the clinic driveways, singing hymns.
"D.C. women's clinic damaged in fire; man arrested" -- CNN.com, 2-19-1997
"Former abortion nurse turned pro-life Joan Appleton passes away" - Lifenews.com, 8-22-2012Appleton formerly worked as head nurse at Commonwealth Women's Clinic.
"Incident in Falls Church; A Day at the Clinic" - Joseph Sobran, The Victoria Advocate, 1-6-1986Reporter Joseph Sobran follows the activities of a pro-life group through the day as they hold a sit-in "rescue" at the Commonwealth Women's Clinic in Falls Church.
"Simopoulos Sells Abortion Clinic Here" -- The Washington Post, 9-24-1984Abortionist Chris Simopoulos sells his Falls Church abortion clinic, after being arrested and charged for running a racket, performing "fake" abortions on dozens of non-pregnant women. Abortionist Thomas Greisinger buys the American Women's Clinic from Simopoulos, and renames it the Commonwealth Women's Clinic.
"Small fire set at rear of clinic in Falls Church" - The Washington Post, 7-30-1994