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Gosnell lawyer: 'Ludicrous' to say a baby is alive just because itís moving
Lifesite News ^ | 4/23/13 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 04/23/2013 5:56:47 PM PDT by Nachum

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kermit Gosnell's defense attorney argued today that it was “ludicrous” for an abortion clinic worker to believe a baby was alive simply because she saw it moving.

Attorney Jack McMahon told the court Gosnell's former employee saw only a baby's final, involuntary movements, not any signs of life.

“If we are going in this room to say a baby is born alive, because it moves one time without any other movement, that is ludicrous,” McMahon said. “This wasn’t a baby moving!”

Lynda Williams said Gosnell told her the same thing – that the breathing she observed was involuntary.

McMahon has maintained that his client snipped baby's necks outside the womb only to assure “fetal demise.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alive; deathpanels; gosnell; kermitgosnell; lawyer; ludicrous; markomalley; moralabsolutes; obamacare; zerocare
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1 posted on 04/23/2013 5:56:47 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

I’ve been saying the same thing about lawyers for years. Flippin’ zombies.


2 posted on 04/23/2013 5:58:07 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (How's YOUR "fundamental transformation" coming along? Mine isn't workin' out.)
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To: Nachum
Kermit Gosnell's defense attorney argued today that it was “ludicrous” for an abortion clinic worker to believe a baby was alive simply because she saw it moving.

See, it depends upon your definition of the word "is."

3 posted on 04/23/2013 5:58:37 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: Nachum

Is a chicken running around with its head cut off alive?
Same with babies, according to this scumbag lawyer.


4 posted on 04/23/2013 5:59:19 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nachum
So now he's an MD?

Doubt if he's ever seen the inside of a biology classroom.

5 posted on 04/23/2013 6:01:28 PM PDT by Regulator
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6 posted on 04/23/2013 6:04:09 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Nachum

Our morals and culture is lost.


7 posted on 04/23/2013 6:04:22 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Nachum

SAY WHAT?????


8 posted on 04/23/2013 6:07:26 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

What a beautiful, precious baby... Lord, Jesus, please help us...


9 posted on 04/23/2013 6:09:25 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: Nachum

What a sicko.

I guess it’s true that there’s a lid for every trash can. Looks like Gosnell found his. What a pair he & his lawyer make.


10 posted on 04/23/2013 6:11:08 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Why am I both pro-life & pro-gun? Because both positions defend the innocent and protect the weak.)
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There it is; simply put.

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11 posted on 04/23/2013 6:11:12 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Nachum

Lawyers and Democrat if they are moving it does not mean they are alive either. What a moronic lawyer so lets utilize the above analogy, so at the next election we can just declare democrats are not alive so they cannot vote until the next day. They are brain dead so they would not know the difference.


12 posted on 04/23/2013 6:14:01 PM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Nachum

Leftist lawyer got several of the murder charges dropped.
This doesn’t look too good for conviction.


13 posted on 04/23/2013 6:16:57 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Last time I checked...breathing WAS an involuntary bodily function...to stay alive...


14 posted on 04/23/2013 6:18:05 PM PDT by bike800
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To: Nachum
Let's not be too quick to judge.

It was a pretty windy day as I recall.

Flopping around in the wind doesn't make any of us a viable fetus after all.

15 posted on 04/23/2013 6:21:05 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Nachum

‘The breathing was involuntary’

All breathing Is involuntary dumb a$$!


16 posted on 04/23/2013 6:22:37 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: mohresearcher
He still faces several charges that are indefensible. ANY member of a jury with a conscience will not allow anyone to talk them out of a conviction.
17 posted on 04/23/2013 6:26:11 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Nachum

Right - so when a lawyer is moving he’s not necessarily alive. I can believe that.


18 posted on 04/23/2013 6:27:38 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Nachum
“If we are going in this room to say a baby is born alive, because it moves one time without any other movement, that is ludicrous,” McMahon said. “This wasn’t a baby moving!”

So the baby moved, but it wasn't a baby moving. And the baby's heart was beating, but it wasn't a baby's heart beating. And the baby was breathing, but it wasn't a baby breathing. And the surgical glove doesn't fit, so you must acquit!

19 posted on 04/23/2013 6:41:20 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: Nachum
First thing abandoned in today's so called Halls Of Justice is Truth. The second thing abandoned is any shread of morality or ethics.

Isaiah 5: v20Destruction is certain for those who say that evil is good and good is evil; that dark is light and light is dark; that bitter is sweet and sweet is bitter. 21Destruction is certain for those who think they are wise and consider themselves to be clever. 22Destruction is certain for those who are heroes when it comes to drinking, who boast about all the liquor they can hold. 23They take bribes to pervert justice. They let the wicked go free while punishing the innocent.

20 posted on 04/23/2013 6:43:33 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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