FORT WAYNE, IND. - Today, representatives from Indiana Right to Life and Allen County Right to Life held a press conference to announce 487 complaints being filed against the Fort Wayne abortion doctor, Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, of Crete, Ill.
Each complaint is the result of a termination of pregnancy report containing errors or omissions by Klopfer
Complaints are being filed with the Indiana
Attorney General's office.
As each organization reviewed the documents, they found multiple errors and omissions on the reports submitted by Klopfer
Errors ranged from including the wrong address of the abortion facility to stating that the post-fertilization age of the fetus was 88 weeks.
Omissions ranged from no county of pregnancy termination listed to no date of the patient's last normal menses.
Complainants are requesting the immediate suspension of Klopfer's medical license pending a full investigation.
Additionally, a meeting is being requested of the Allen County Prosecutor's Office as the local prosecutor carries the authority to bring criminal charges against Klopfer.
"The quantity and type of errors and omissions speaks volumes about Dr. Klopfer's
abortion business," stated Cathie Humbarger, Allen County Right to Life Executive Director.
errors and omissions are simply careless.
These errors and omissions raise serious concerns over how Dr. Klopfer
We are asking for Dr. Klopfer's
abortion business to be subject to oversight and enforcement measures as well."
Last month Allen County
Right to Life's Executive Director alerted the community to Dr. Klopfer's
failure to report a 13-year-old abortion on time as required by law.
This month we're reporting on 487 complaints against Dr. Klopfer
The report shows that a 13-year-old had an abortion performed by Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, of the Fort Wayne Women's Health Organization, on February 7.
Representatives from Allen County Right to Life
and Indiana Right to Life released the following statement regarding the complaints filed against Klopfer
"It's heartbreaking to learn that a 13-year-old became pregnant and now must live with the pain of an abortion for the rest of her life, but it's doubly-heartbreaking that Dr. Klopfer's failure to report the abortion may have allowed the girl's molester to walk free," said Cathie Humbarger, Executive Director of Allen County Right to Life.
I call on the Attorney General to immediately investigate Dr. Klopfer's
failure to report this abortion.
Sadly, this is not the first time I have filed a complaint over Klopfer's failure to report an abortion on a 13-year-old within the time frame required by law yet he
still practices today.
failure to report is appalling."
"Dr. Klopfer's failure to report this abortion on a 13-year-old shows a blatant disregard for Indiana law, not to mention a lack of concern for the patient's wellbeing and safety," stated Mike Fichter, President and CEO of Indiana Right to Life.