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Convicted Pennsylvania abortion doctor gets life in prison
FoxNews ^ | 5/14/2013

Posted on 05/14/2013 1:29:54 PM PDT by MNDude

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive has agreed to give up his right to an appeal and will be spared a potential death sentence.

Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the deaths of the babies who were delivered alive and killed with scissors. The 72-year-old Gosnell gave up his appeal rights Tuesday, and prosecutors agreed to two life sentences without parole.

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1 posted on 05/14/2013 1:29:54 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: MNDude

That is about an 18 month sentence.


2 posted on 05/14/2013 1:33:35 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MNDude

Better hope for solitary.


3 posted on 05/14/2013 1:33:42 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: MNDude
prosecutors agreed to two life sentences without parole.

Statistically speaking, not too long a time
At least on this Earth

4 posted on 05/14/2013 1:35:02 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: MNDude
Well, there goes my death sentence proposal. I was working out the logistics of having the newly rebuilt 52 foot tall Big Tex mechanical man outfitted with a sharp pair of enormous scissors.... but whatever.
5 posted on 05/14/2013 1:35:20 PM PDT by Casie (democrats destroy)
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To: MNDude

Enjoy prison. General population will love you to death.


6 posted on 05/14/2013 1:35:35 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: MNDude

His Bunkmates should each be given a pair of rusty scissors.....


7 posted on 05/14/2013 1:37:26 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Army Air Corps

Enjoy prison. General population will love you to death.

How long did ol’ Jeff Dhamer last....


8 posted on 05/14/2013 1:37:47 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Army Air Corps

I sure hope he doesn’t get drowned in a toilet.


9 posted on 05/14/2013 1:37:47 PM PDT by null and void (The motto of all liberals is "Using your guilt and your gelt we can get away with anything!")
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To: Resolute Conservative

I hope he is put in the general population and is terrified every second of every minute of every hour of every day for the rest of his repugnant life.


10 posted on 05/14/2013 1:38:28 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: MNDude

Hopefully it’ll be miserable years.


11 posted on 05/14/2013 1:40:39 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: MNDude

Good.

He didn’t see anything wrong with what he was doing.

Maybe he’ll figure it out.

Meanwhile, the current president voted three times to allow what this guy was doing was legal.

Gosnell is a disgusting monster.

Life begins at conception, when the soul enters the body. Until otherwise proven, natural law goes with that.

Any killing beyond initial conception is murder.

Prevention of that life within the marital (or pretend marital) union is prevention of life. Abortion, according to Poe John Paul II, the great philosopher, is a FRUIT of contraception.

It’s natural law.

Enough killing.

Too bad life in prison here means a comfortable existence, but that’s another subject.


12 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:00 PM PDT by stanne
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To: null and void

” I sure hope he doesn’t get drowned in a toilet.”

ever see a toilet vomit?


13 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:01 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MNDude

When was the last time Penn executed anybody anyway?


14 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:15 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: MNDude
He followed the logic of abortion to the ultimate goal, infanticide.
15 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:24 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

General population, at the very least.


16 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:29 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MNDude

I guess the doc didn’t have the brass ones to face the same fate as those babies who had NO choice...monster!


17 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:34 PM PDT by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

He’s already about 3 years older than his life expectancy.


18 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:42 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ~Vor~

They should have clipped the spine and watched his expression!


19 posted on 05/14/2013 1:42:55 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: MNDude

Why cut a deal?
He deserves the chair but the least he would have gotten is life.

His guilt was cut an dried.


20 posted on 05/14/2013 1:43:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: Conserev1

Absolutely!


21 posted on 05/14/2013 1:43:55 PM PDT by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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To: MrB

Judgement Day will be much worse.


22 posted on 05/14/2013 1:44:31 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Iron Munro

It is appointed unto man once to die, and then the judgment.

Don’t worry folks, ultimate justice will be served, and soon.


23 posted on 05/14/2013 1:44:45 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Resolute Conservative

I hope other prisoners get their hands on Gosnell.


24 posted on 05/14/2013 1:44:46 PM PDT by Viennacon (h)
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To: fortheDeclaration

That’s what I meant to say.


25 posted on 05/14/2013 1:45:17 PM PDT by stanne
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To: dead
When was the last time Penn executed anybody anyway?

They now have a qualified executioner

26 posted on 05/14/2013 1:46:18 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberal: A person who charges their grandchildren for today's party)
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To: MNDude

Just release him into the general prison population is all I ask.


27 posted on 05/14/2013 1:46:43 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Mandatory BB Guns for 10 Year Old Boys would solve most of America's problems.)
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To: MNDude

I hope he gets to bunk with Sandusky.


28 posted on 05/14/2013 1:48:49 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: MNDude

I’m certain his victims want him to repent (as they are in heaven where everything’s perfect), so it’s the pro-life thing to do, to allow him life in prison. And IF he repented, the devil would be furious. Reason enough to give the guy some time.


29 posted on 05/14/2013 1:49:06 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: MNDude
So, he's pro-life, after all.

Well, with respect to his own, I mean.

30 posted on 05/14/2013 1:49:10 PM PDT by southernnorthcarolina ("Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own." -- Aesop)
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To: MNDude

Symbolically I wish he’d gotten death. As a practical matter, he would likely have died even before his appeal was heard anyway.


31 posted on 05/14/2013 1:49:27 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: clintonh8r

Snap his spinal cord.


32 posted on 05/14/2013 1:49:51 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Army Air Corps
General population will love you to death.

I wouldn't be suprised if many of those in general population were once suppliers for his business.

33 posted on 05/14/2013 1:50:29 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: laplata

The general population doesn’t care about killing new life by about 50%.

That’s the problem.

Prisoners hate child molesters d/t personal experience.

Abortion, convicts, no. I don’t see them caring.

POTUS, when he was in the Ill senate pushed to allow this to go on.

He mad e a speech to Planned Parenthood just last week, while he was in Texas, praising them.

No.

Killing babies and fetuses.

Pshaw.

Gosnell is NOT the only one.

Stats:
Abortions in the United States
Total number of abortions in the U.S. 1973-2011: 54.5 million+

234 abortions per 1,000 live births (according to the Centers for Disease Control)
Abortions per year: 1.2 million
Abortions per day: 3,288
Abortions per hour: 137
9 abortions every 4 minutes
1 abortion every 26 seconds
These statistics include only surgical and medical abortions. Because many contraceptive measures are abortifacients (drugs that induce or cause abortions), it is important not to overlook the number of children killed by chemical abortions. Since 1965, an average of 11 million women have used abortifacient methods of birth control in the United States at any given time. Using formulas based on the way the birth control pill works, pharmacy experts project that about 14 million chemical abortions occur in the United States each year, providing a projected total of well in excess of 610 million chemical abortions between 1965 and 2009.


34 posted on 05/14/2013 1:51:21 PM PDT by stanne
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To: MNDude

Completely innocent babies can be killed without the death penalty but let someone take out some government official who more than likely might deserve it and the death penalty comes into play.

We are a 2 class country. The ruling elite and everyone else.


35 posted on 05/14/2013 1:52:42 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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Howdy Roommate!

36 posted on 05/14/2013 1:52:48 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: stanne

And yet, Planned “Parenthood” gets huffy when you call these “clinics” abortion mills. The stats point to infanticide on an industrial scale...ya know, like a mill.


37 posted on 05/14/2013 1:53:37 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: stanne

I know all that. You’re not listening to what I said:

I hope he is put in the general population and is terrified every second of every minute of every hour of every day for the rest of his repugnant life.


38 posted on 05/14/2013 1:54:15 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: MNDude

What a joke. If his prison sentence doesn’t involve the use of scissors, it’s not punishment enough.


39 posted on 05/14/2013 1:55:09 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: laplata

I don’t think he would survive general population. He’s got white blood in him and he killed babies.


40 posted on 05/14/2013 1:56:03 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: stephenjohnbanker

“Judgment Day will be much worse.”

AMEN — And I hope there is a special place in Hell for him.


41 posted on 05/14/2013 1:56:36 PM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: dead
When was the last time Penn executed anybody anyway?

From Wikipedia: A total of 3 individuals convicted of murder have been executed by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 1976. All were executed by lethal injection, and in all three cases, they waived their appeals and asked that the execution be carried out. July 1999 was the last one. Tom Ridge was the guv.

42 posted on 05/14/2013 1:56:49 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (What difference does it make?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

I would hope that he suffered for many years before someone finally squished him.


43 posted on 05/14/2013 1:57:16 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: MNDude

Put him in the general population.


44 posted on 05/14/2013 2:00:24 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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Killin's too good fur him !

Let the rat bastard suffer in jail. It will be cheaper for the taxpayer than the mass appeals of his death sentence.

45 posted on 05/14/2013 2:03:06 PM PDT by Newbomb Turk ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.")
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To: MNDude

I was listening to KYW Newsradio the day the grand jury report-indictments were handed down.

The liberal Democrat Philadelphia DA Seth Williams read from the report saying that one of the reasons Gosnell got away with this was “politics”.

The Health Department was looking the other way and giving him a pass.

Did Gosnell make campaign contributions? I’m not sure whether the city health or state health departments had repsonsibility.

Pro-Abortion Governors Tom Ridge (R) and Ed Rendell (D) were around, with Rendell being a former Philadelphia DA.

Were city politicians helping to cover this up?

I believe The Blaze approached Ed Rendell with a camera and mic about the Gosnell case.


46 posted on 05/14/2013 2:04:04 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Very well put, SNC.


47 posted on 05/14/2013 2:06:09 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: MNDude

That’s too bad. I’d hoped he would get to “swing like Saddam”


48 posted on 05/14/2013 2:06:53 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Howdy Roommate!


You’re going to be the wife tonight.


49 posted on 05/14/2013 2:15:07 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: MNDude

My guess is he won’t last long in prison.


50 posted on 05/14/2013 2:15:09 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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