Skip to comments.Kermit Gosnell 2, Abortionist Douglas Karpen, Now Faces Investigation
Posted on 05/16/2013 11:13:42 AM PDT by Morgana
Authorities in Houston, Texas are responding to calls for an investigation of Douglas Karpen, who is being considered the second Kermit Gosnell for killing babies born alive after abortion.
Yesterday, the Lt. Governor of Texas demanded an investigation of an abortion practitioner who is considered the second Kermit Gosnell.
A new video expose of Douglas Karpen has three former abortion clinic employees of abortion practitioner Douglas Karpen exposing horrific practices that took place at his abortion clinic.
That a second Kermit Gosnell would be operating in Texas is so revolting that Lt. Governor David Dewhurst is demanding an investigation. Local officials are responding to that call from Dewhurst and pro-life advocates.
Harris County authorities and the Texas Department of State Health Services are investigating a local doctor accused Wednesday by an anti-abortion group of performing late-term abortions in 2011, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle.
We have several people looking into the allegations, said Sara Marie Kinney, a spokeswoman for the Harris County District Attorneys Office.
In an email, DSHS spokeswoman Carrie Williams said the agency, which monitors abortion facilities across the state, is aware of the allegations, and we are investigating. Added Williams: This is a very high priority for us.
Leigh Hopper, speaking for the Texas Medical Board, said the report by Operation Rescue on Karpen and his clinic raises concerns, for certain. But she said the doctors license is free and clear currently.
His licensing page on the boards website shows no disciplinary action.
Hopper declined to say whether there have been complaints lodged against Karpen; such information is not available to the public. But in its online post, Operation Rescue links to a February letter that appears to show the medical board dismissing an investigation into Karpen.
Hopper wouldnt confirm the letter, but said it doesnt look fake to me, and it reads like the sort of letter TMB sends out routinely.
The three informants in the expose video, Deborah Edge, Gigi Aguliar, and Krystal Rodriguez, have come forward to tell of their horrific experiences working for him at one of three of his Texas abortion clinics, the Aaron Womens Clinic in Houston. A fourth informant has co-operated with Operation Rescue, filing an affidavit about her experiences, but remains at this time anonymous.
These women brought forward evidence of illegal late-term abortions in the form of photos taken on their cell phones at the Karpens clinic on Schumacher Lane in Houston.
The photos were scandalous. They depicted two babies aborted well beyond the legal limit of 24 weeks in Texas. Their necks had been cut.
The photos show babies that are huge, with gashes in their necks, indicating that these babies were likely born alive, then killed, just as Kermit Gosnell did at his House of Horrors clinic in Philadelphia, said Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue. In fact, there are numerous similarities between Karpen and the Gosnell case, including the disregarding of complaints by the authorities that allowed both men to continue their illegal operations.
The video interview of the three informants verified the worst.
When he did an abortion, especially an over 20 week abortion, most of the time the fetus would come completely out before he cut the spinal cord or he introduced one of the instruments into the soft spot of the fetus, in order to kill the fetus, said Deborah Edge, who worked as a surgical assistant for Karpen for about 15 years until leaving in March, 2011.
I thought, well, its an abortion you know, thats what he does, but I wasnt aware that it was illegal Most of the time we would see him where the fetus would come completely out and of course, the fetus would still be alive, Edge continued.
How often did this happen?
I think every morning I saw several, on several occasions, she said. If we had 20-something patients, of course ten, or twelve, or fifteen patients would be large procedures, and out of those large procedures, Im pretty sure that I was seeing at least three or four fetuses that were completely delivered in some way or another, said Edge, acknowledging that these babies would be alive.
She described how some babies would emerge too soon and would be alive, moving, and breathing. She also told of how Karpen would sometimes deliver the babies feet first with the toes wiggling until he stabbed them with a surgical implement. At the moment the toes would suddenly splay out before going limp. Sometimes he would kill the babies by twisting the head off the neck, according to Edge.
During the interview the former abortion clinic employee says: the fetus would come completely out and of course, the fetus would still be alive and the abortion clinic employee added Im talking about the whole floor dirty. Im talking about me drenched in blood.
One abortion clinic employee is quoted as saying, I thought, well, its an abortion you know, thats what he does, but I wasnt aware that it was illegal. Most of the time we would see him where the fetus would come completely out and of course, the fetus would still be alive.
He does a lot of huge abortions. A lot of the times, we would bring the big fetus that were over age, we would re-open the bag and just look at it and be like, Oh my gosh, its so big, the abortion clinic staffer adds. Sometimes he couldnt get the fetus out. He would yank pieces piece by piece when they were oversize. And Im talking about the whole floor dirty. Im talking about me drenched in blood.
Abortionist: burden slayer.
Thank you Morgana for the posting.
First of all, the last thing these abortionists want is attention paid to what they are doing. Or possibly they are maniacally so sick that they crave any kind of attention. Keep exposing keep exposing and keep exposing. Many governors and local pols are in the pro-life camp, but of course, the powers that be are going to block any and every effort to try and shut these people down and get jail time.
There are many dozens of Gosnells out there. You deeds will come to light/
I imagine a lot of late term abortionists are not sleeping well.
Serial killers, basically.
Probably just the itty-bitty tip of the murderous iceberg.
Disgraceful that TX Medical Board seemed to have done nothing when given this evidence in February. They should have at least forwarded to Harris County District Attorney.
Jeez; I just ate my lunch, but we have an obligation to bear witness to the holocaust.
I would challenge the pro-aborts to come up with
late term abortion provider that hasn’t killed an “accidentally born” baby,
either directly or by neglect.
Harris County District Atty. HAH. Look who Houston has for a mayor!
They did nothing because they probably figured it would blow over.
They didn’t count on the outrage that was boiling up because of Gosnell... and his conviction just opened up a whole lot of “Uh Oh” for these creeps.
It’s about time.
Yep..I know..still would have been better than ignoring this evidence. Hopefully, the people of Houston will pressure the Mayor and D.A.’s office if they don’t move quickly here.
This will be how many are taken down.
The dominoes are falling on the abortion industry. We need to pray this produces full court presses across the country and that the NORM (these butchers are the NORM) are exposed by staff - my God women who work there, why stay silent for these people doing this to women, and on top of it making them PAY for it?!? - and are brought to justice.
THIS IS WHAT THE ABORTION INDUSTRY IS. IT IS THE NORM.
Legal, no. Safe, no. Rare, no. Lies spread by the butchers making money off of it. Empty words to placate other liberals not in-the-know of what really goes on, in order that these dupes will go out and defend PPFA and the like against conservatives and Christians who do know what’s going on inside.
These are not ‘clinics’ by any stretch of the imagination. They are abattoirs; houses of atrocity and slaughter of the most innocent and weakest among us.
More proof that there’s a Gosnell lurking in EVERY abortion mill...mark my words.
These monsters slaughter babies because they are spree killers who get off on playing God.
The mills provide the cover for their heinous actions and the pay ain’t so bad either.
Placemark for pingout.