Doctor Featured In Dem Campaign Ad Killed Woman In Botched Abortion, Was Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Minor


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A Las Vegas obstetrician-gynecologist who appeared in a campaign ad opposing a GOP congressional candidate killed a woman in a botched abortion and was charged in 1998 with sexually assaulting a minor, according to public records.

Dr. Adam Levy, Associate Professor at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas who practices at the Birth Control Care Center in the city, alleged in a House Majority PAC ad that Republican candidate April Becker “is a dangerous threat to the women of Nevada.” Becker is running for Congress in the state’s Third District against Democratic Rep. Susie Lee, and the race is considered a toss-up by several election analysts.

“Before Roe v. Wade, doctors saw plenty of botched, back-alley abortions, and far too many women died. Never did I think we would be back here as a nation. But politicians like April Becker have led us to this moment. Becker is so anti-abortion, her extreme backers would ban all abortions, even in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother,” Levy said in the ad. (RELATED: Abortion Won’t Save Democrats In The Midterms, Despite Their Newfound Hopes)

Levy has already been responsible for at least one death following an abortion he performed, according to the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners (NSBME). His insurance settled for $20,000 after a woman died in 2007 due to a perforation of her uterus. In another instance, Levy’s insurance settled for $7,500 after a woman “suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns to her labia and perineum from a hot weighted speculum used in surgery,” according to NSBME records.

Levy was also charged in 1998 with sexually assaulting a minor under the age of 16 and performing lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14, according to documents obtained by The Nevada Globe. He submitted an Alford Plea in 1999 to child abuse and neglect, and was ordered to avoid contact with his victims, refrain from possessing pornography and child pornography and complete a sex offender treatment program. He also was sentenced to two years of probation.

House Majority PAC did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller’s request for comment on whether or not they are aware of Levy’s history of botched abortions or his criminal record.