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[Gosnell abortion murder trial] PA abortion clinic worker: I saw 10 babies breathe
Yahoo News ^ | 04/18/2013 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE

Posted on 04/18/2013 12:37:21 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former abortion clinic worker capped the five-week murder trial of her former boss with powerful testimony that she saw more than 10 babies breathe before they were killed.

"I thought they were breathing," Kareema Cross testified Thursday, explaining that she saw their chests go up and down. "He would say they're not really breathing," Cross, 28, is the final prosecution witness in the capital murder case against Dr. Kermit Gosnell. He is charged in the deaths of a patient and seven babies allegedly born alive.

Cross also described seeing three babies move, one after being born in a toilet, and heard a fourth give a "soft whine."

Cross, who worked at the clinic from 2005 to 2009, was so disturbed by its operation that she took photos and called authorities, although she gave a relative's name.

A 2011 grand jury report blasts state and city officials for failing to inspect or shutter Gosnell's busy clinic in West Philadelphia. A 2010 FBI raid over Gosnell's separate pain management practice ultimately led to its closure.

The defense has denied that babies were born alive, and Cross is sure to face strenuous questioning Thursday afternoon from Gosnell's lawyer, Jack McMahon. Her direct testimony encompassed many of the charges against Gosnell and nine co-defendants.

She admitted that she studied only to be a medical assistant, but performed ultrasounds, gave anesthesia drugs and helped perform abortions.

She said she routinely saw Gosnell abort babies who were past the state's 24-week abortion limit. She said staff left late-term patients alone on the second floor after they'd been given painkillers and potent drugs to induce labor, and said some even stayed overnight unattended in a makeshift bedroom.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: abortion; gosnell; infanticide; partialbirth; prolife

1 posted on 04/18/2013 12:37:21 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

The public has its head up its a$$, as always, and is unaware of what is going on.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 12:40:57 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: I want the USA back

liberals call that a womans reproductive right.


3 posted on 04/18/2013 12:42:23 PM PDT by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: SeekAndFind

I really can’t take reading much more of this testimony. It’s like a European Jew being forced to relive the Holocaust.


4 posted on 04/18/2013 12:44:08 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Taliban throws acid in girls’ face, and apparently we SNIP them:

We’re better...?


5 posted on 04/18/2013 12:44:14 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: SeekAndFind

A person is created at conception and killing a person is murder. What argument do abortionists offer against this?


6 posted on 04/18/2013 12:46:54 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: P.O.E.; wagglebee; little jeremiah

Ping.


7 posted on 04/18/2013 12:47:57 PM PDT by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: Jyotishi
A person is created at conception and killing a person is murder. What argument do abortionists offer against this?

Screaming invective, profanity, threats... and if you make the argument in the wrong location, arrest and imprisonment.

If they could, they would have anyone who disagrees shot.

8 posted on 04/18/2013 12:50:25 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Marxist Democrat City of Philadelphia, as well as the State of Pennsylvania, is DIRECTLY complicit in this mass murder for failure to take action and by being purposely negligent in preventing these atrocities. It can probably be proven that they knew what was going on.


9 posted on 04/18/2013 12:50:26 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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Stop Them!
Support Free Republic

Thanks to Albion Wilde.

10 posted on 04/18/2013 12:50:39 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: SeekAndFind

“....I saw 10 babies breathe”

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Planning the family.


11 posted on 04/18/2013 12:51:23 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not indicate whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Thanks for posting...In a bunch of yours and others I’ve been encouraging the Catholic media to send some reporters down to this thing and get the word out about these horrific details comming out at this trial.


12 posted on 04/18/2013 12:51:29 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause..Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Republicans should pass a law requiring abortions be videotaped.


13 posted on 04/18/2013 12:51:36 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Leftists favorite Mass Murderer: Kermit Gosnell)
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To: SeekAndFind

Republicans should pass a law requiring abortions be videotaped.


14 posted on 04/18/2013 12:51:44 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Leftists favorite Mass Murderer: Kermit Gosnell)
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To: Steely Tom
If they could, they would have anyone who disagrees shot.

Why not, if they can defend the killing of innocents?

15 posted on 04/18/2013 12:53:55 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: sappy

liberals (Satan’s Spawn) call that a woman’s reproductive right.


16 posted on 04/18/2013 12:54:13 PM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Jyotishi
A person is created at conception and killing a person is murder. What argument do abortionists offer against this?

I could only imagine it's something along the lines of, "'Created'? Keep your effin' religion out of it. A fetus is a fetus until it can survive outside the womb. Until then, it's a woman's right to choose what to do with her own body."

Or something equally despicable.

17 posted on 04/18/2013 12:56:50 PM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson, 1824)
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To: gaijin
Taliban throws acid in girls’ face, and apparently we SNIP them: We’re better...?

Not if our society continues to tolerate this type of evil. Please, please let someone slip through security and cap that demon.

18 posted on 04/18/2013 12:58:26 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: lightman; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; South Hawthorne; ...
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks lightman for the heads up

19 posted on 04/18/2013 1:27:34 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: lightman; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; South Hawthorne; ...
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks lightman for the heads up

20 posted on 04/18/2013 1:27:43 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: lightman; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; South Hawthorne; ...
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks lightman for the heads up

21 posted on 04/18/2013 1:27:51 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: P.O.E.

Sorry for the triple-ping - kept getting error messages, then they all went through.


22 posted on 04/18/2013 1:28:51 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: SeekAndFind
"He would say they're not really breathing,"

Then there was no need for you to sever their spines with scissors, was there, you sick, evil so and so.

23 posted on 04/18/2013 1:34:17 PM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: newgeezer

How about “Keep your rosaries off our ovaries.”

I’ve heard that many times while standing with my Catholic friends outside Planned Parenthood.


24 posted on 04/18/2013 1:38:21 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

>>>Republicans should pass a law requiring abortions be videotaped.>>>

YES!!!!!


25 posted on 04/18/2013 3:11:33 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wait. This didn’t happen on TV, so it didn’t happen.


26 posted on 04/18/2013 4:20:12 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Jyotishi
A person is created at conception and killing a person is murder. What argument do abortionists offer against this?

I still cannot understand how pro-abortions support the idea that a fetus is not a human life - when...if a pregnant woman is murdered...the perp is charged with killing two humans. Especially late term pregnancies. Remember that guy, his name escapes me now, who killed his pregnant wife and put her in a boat and dumped her in the sea - he was charged with two murders.

27 posted on 04/19/2013 5:22:17 AM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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