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Details of Kermit Gosnell Abortion Horrors Taking Emotional Toll on Jury
Life News ^ | Cheryl Sullenger

Posted on 05/10/2013 8:53:30 PM PDT by Morgana

Day Eight of jury deliberations in the Kermit Gosnell murder case ended yesterday without a verdict after more testimony from another witness was read back.

The jury heard the testimony of Adrienne Moton, the first of Gosnell’s former employees to testify. Moton previously pled guilty to one count of third degree murder for snipping the spinal cord of Baby D, two counts of conspiracy and one count related to corrupt organizations. Her guilty plea allows her the possibility of a lighter sentence based on her cooperation with the prosecution. She has not yet been sentenced.

Gosnell faces first degree murder for the death of Baby D, who was delivered into a toilet at his “House of Horrors” abortion clinic and was seen moving in “swimming” motions in an apparent attempt to get out of the toilet bowl. Gosnell would share culpability in the baby’s murder because Moton was told by him to do that with babies that delivered as the result of abortions.

The jury has so far requested to re-hear testimony related to Baby C and Baby D, both of which were directly murdered by Gosnell staff, indicating they may be trying to zero in on Gosnell’s role in the deaths.

The re-reading of Moton’s testimony was interrupted by a fire alarm after a blaze apparently erupted on the Fifth Floor. The emergency was soon under control and the re-reading of the testimony resumed.

It appears that the jury may be struggling with some of the other charges as well. They asked for files related to two of the 24 felony counts of illegal abortions past the 24 week limit.

In perhaps a glimpse into the emotional state of the jury, they questioned Judge Jeffery P. Minehart about the 227 counts of violating the 24-hour informed consent law. The Defense stipulated that the forms in all 227 files were signed on the same day as the abortion procedure was done. The jury asked if the files were the only evidence of those misdemeanor counts and whether they could issue one verdict for the entire lot of charges. The News Journal reported that some of the jurors appeared somewhat downcast when told they had to reach 227 separate verdicts on those counts.

“Please join us in praying for a verdict soon and for justice. The longer this goes the higher the risk of a hung jury, and that would only prolong the national agony over this horrific ordeal. May justice come swiftly!” said Troy Newman President of Operation Rescue.

The jury is, as of this writing, deliberating into their ninth day.

In other developments, Priests for Life conducted a naming ceremony yesterday for all the babies whose remains were discovered at Gosnell’s abortion clinic in an effort to restore dignity and humanity to them.

Next Tuesday, The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (C.U.R.E.) and several ministry partners will host a press conference and Legislative Briefing in Washington, DC titled, “Abortion and the Impact on Black America…Is there a Gosnell in your community?” The press conference will be held on May 14 at 9:30-11:00 am at the National Press Club. (More information)


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: abortion; gosnell; jury; prolife

1 posted on 05/10/2013 8:53:30 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

To the headline: Then why the hell don’t they hang his ass.


2 posted on 05/10/2013 8:54:08 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: svcw

My thoughts exactly.

Unless they are back there hand weaving the rope.


3 posted on 05/10/2013 8:55:46 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: svcw
Then why the hell don’t they hang his ass.

Because they still have anoher 143 rounds of YEA OR NAY votes to conduct.

4 posted on 05/10/2013 9:14:03 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

(correction) ...another...


5 posted on 05/10/2013 9:17:24 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Morgana

Get the jury to watch “Children of Men” and then the jury will hang Gosnell themselves.


6 posted on 05/10/2013 9:30:55 PM PDT by struggle
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To: Morgana

The more this drags on, the more I expect a hung jury...which the libs will then pronounce as exoneration.


7 posted on 05/10/2013 9:31:52 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Morgana

I have not thought about this before, but I do feel sorry for the jurors.

How horrible to hear the testimony, see the pictures, day after day. Soul killing.


8 posted on 05/10/2013 9:54:00 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Morgana

It’s taken a toll on me and I pretty much turn away from it every time I hear it. It’s beyond disgusting and horrific, IMHO.

The jury holdouts have to wake up and just start voting yes at some point on the ones where they’re iffy.

Pile of definite guilty, pile of definite not guilty, keep working on what’s left.

I mean, if you know the guy killed a lot of babies, and it’s disgusting to think about, at a certain point, convict on those remaining charges and go home. If there are plenty of convictions and the last few charges no one can agree on, then acquit on those and go home.

No sense wallowing in that ugliness any longer than you have to. Just make sure that there’s no reasonable doubt that he killed at least one baby. Then at that point, you know he’s guilty of murder. IMHO.

People can get frazzled and go in emotional logic circles sometimes.


9 posted on 05/10/2013 10:03:18 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Morgana
Abortionist Kermit Gosnell is the 2013 equivalent of German SS doctor Josef Mengele at Auschwitz concentration camp and his mad experiments. Gosnell and Mengele were sexual sadists. Mengele escaped to South America when the Third Reich went out of business on 8 may 1945. He drowned accidentally on 7 February 1979, having escaped any justice for his war crimes.

Gosnell did not commit war crimes, but his deeds are no less horrific. This man needs to be found guilty and sentenced to death (if there is a death penalty in Pennsylvania).

10 posted on 05/10/2013 10:24:46 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: PieterCasparzen

I would suspect that after this is all over there will be some jurors who will find themselves suffering from nightmares and other trauma related incidents. There is just no way someone who has any thread of conscience, even if they are a die hard pro-choice, can look at those pictures and listen to the testimony and not be affected.


11 posted on 05/10/2013 10:25:03 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A

Only one way to get through it, prayer.


12 posted on 05/10/2013 10:26:13 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Persevero

“I do feel sorry for the jurors”

I do as well. This has been a very long trial, filled with horrors for anyone with a heart.

Now they have to sift thru more than 200 charges.

Tough job.


13 posted on 05/10/2013 10:29:46 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Morgana

If Gosnell gets off from the more serious charges, I blame the persecution complex of the prosecution. They have intentionally stacked every niggling charge that they could find, hoping to get some type of ‘guilty’ verdict from the over-loaded jury, instead of presenting a solid, evidentially-factual presentation of the egregious criminal acts.


14 posted on 05/10/2013 11:18:31 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Morgana

I feel bad for the jurors as well, but it might be a blessing if they have to do another trial, more of a chance for the media to be pressured into covering abortion and the evils of it.

The babies are in heaven now, and let their deaths have the most impact that they can to hopefully save other babies from suffering the same fate.


15 posted on 05/11/2013 12:34:10 AM PDT by mrsadams
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To: svcw

>> Then why the hell don’t they hang his ass.

Or a bolt cutter on his C5... in spirit of his travails.


16 posted on 05/11/2013 12:37:43 AM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: OrangeHoof

My fear as well

Is this an OJ jury?


17 posted on 05/11/2013 12:39:45 AM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: wardaddy

That’s my question.

This is an open and shut case IMO.

Guilty.


18 posted on 05/11/2013 4:04:18 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Persevero

“... I do feel sorry for the jurors... how horrible to hear the testimony..”

I agree. I have forced myself to read the articles but there were times that I walked away for a few minutes, came back, read a bit more.. The jurors couldn’t do that. They have to hear it and look at it without escape. I am sure that this case will stay with them the rest of their lives. How couldn’t it? In the future, if they see a newborn baby... what will they immediately think or what picture will pop up in their mind? That being said... I would have volunteered to be on the jury for no other reason than to get justice for those nameless, precious gifts of God that were tortured and killed.


19 posted on 05/11/2013 4:50:24 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Morgana

Usually, when the jury deliberates this long, there is a good chance for a hung jury verdit. This moster needs to be found guilty and hopefully, receive multiple death sentences.

If he was found not guilty of all counts, could he get his MD licese back from PA?


20 posted on 05/11/2013 6:53:35 AM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: svcw

Because you may have some pro abortion jury members, likely feminists and abortion is the most enduring “right” progressives have, they are committed to the heart and core for the “right “ to kill babies in the womb or right out of the womb, as the POTUS believes.


21 posted on 05/11/2013 7:01:57 AM PDT by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: mohresearcher; P.O.E.

“If he was found not guilty of all counts, could he get his MD licese back from PA?”

I’m not from PA so I don’t know.


22 posted on 05/11/2013 7:03:46 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: thirst4truth; svcw

Just because there are women on that jury don’t be too quick to decide that they will be the ones to hang the jury. It could easily be the men. More men are just as for abortion. More men encourage and force women to have abortions. Or do I need to post more articles on this? It’s called “not wanting to pay child support” or “wanting to hide an affair” or both sometimes. Heavens look at the case from Ohio this week and the forced abortions that man did on Amanda Berry alone. I think the count on that is up to 5. Then there are two other women he did abortions on. Mind you he DID those abortions himself, so what does that tell you?


23 posted on 05/11/2013 7:08:40 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: MasterGunner01

We have the death penalty, he will sit there and watch his tv and eat icecream and become another mummia abul jamal, the “cop killer”. He will get support from the leftists and the media will defend him. just like how coors gave money to the cop killer.


24 posted on 05/11/2013 7:14:07 AM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: mohresearcher
Usually, when the jury deliberates this long, there is a good chance for a hung jury verdict.

They still have to do a Yay or Nay on all the counts, has there been a time in recent memory that one jury had to go through more than 200 counts?

I am just praying that they are dotting every I, crossing every T.

25 posted on 05/11/2013 7:19:41 AM PDT by RikaStrom ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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To: RikaStrom

I can’t read or watch any more of this trial without completely choking up. I also read on one of a Freeper’s “About” page. He had two poems about the unborn that drove me to tears.


26 posted on 05/11/2013 11:53:26 AM PDT by Ax
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To: thirst4truth

27 posted on 05/11/2013 9:42:59 PM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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