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  • Gosnell Jury (Re)Hears About Baby Surviving Abortion Struggling in Toilet

    05/09/2013 2:52:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    Life News ^ | May 9, 2013 | Steven Ertelt
    The jury in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell re-heared testimony today of a baby who was delivered alive after an abortion into a toilet and was seen struggling trying to live.Gosnell is charged with four counts of first-degree murder for killing babies following delivery in an abortion process that involved “snipping” their necks and spinal cords. He also faces a third-degree murder charge related to the death of a woman, Karnamaya Mongar, 41, of Virginia, from a botched legal abortion. Gosnell, who has been in jail since his January 2011 arrest.The abortionist faces 258 counts total and...
  • Pro-choice reporter covering Gosnell trial changes mind on abortion

    05/09/2013 1:40:47 AM PDT · by topher · 22 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 5-8-2013 | John Jalsevac
    May 8, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) A pro-choice reporter who has been present in the courtroom listening to testimony in the Gosnell trial has changed his mind on abortion, according to one of his fellow reporters. That's the power of the Gosnell trial, reporter JD Mullane told former Gov. Mike Huckabee during a recent appearance on the Huckabee Show.
  • Gosnell Got Snipping Idea From Partial-Birth Abortion Inventor

    05/06/2013 5:59:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell has drawn national attention for his gruesome method of killing babies in an abortion-infanticide procedure that involves snipping their necks with medical scissors. The idea of jabbing scissors into the back of necks of babies shortly after their forced induced birth sounds like something out of a creep science fiction film. The reality is, as one pro-life blogger has put together, the idea came from an Ohio abortion practitioner in a paper presented to the National Abortion Federation. In 1992, abortion practitioner Martin Haskell wrote a seminal paper presenting the new partial-birth abortion method, which has...
  • Kermit Gosnell Attorney Furious About Fox News Murder Trial Special

    05/06/2013 12:14:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    Life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The defense attorney for abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell is furious about the Fox News special that aired Friday and Sunday nights exposing the gruesome abortions and infanticides that took place at his abortion clinic. Jack McMahon claims the special was designed to sway members of the jury, even though jurors have been instructed to not watch or read any media coverage of Gosnell and the murder trial. As local Philadelphia reporter J.D. Mullane reported on Twitter this morning: and Following McMahons outburst, Judge Jefferey P. Minehart called the jury into the courtroom and instructed them to let him know if...
  • Why is the Kermit Gosnell Murder Trial Jury Taking So Long?

    05/03/2013 12:43:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    To hear it from pro-life advocates watching the Kermit Gosnell murder trial, it should take the jury all of five minutes to return a guilty verdict on the first degree murder charges he faces for killing four babies. But the just has now spent four days deliberating and concluded today without a verdict in the case. It will resume on Monday. Why is the jury taking so long to adjudicate what seems like an open and shut case of infanticide? LifeNews talked to Samuel Casey, a pro-life attorney who is the General Counsel for the Law of Life Project of...
  • Gosnell Murder Trial Jury Wants More Info on Babies He Killed

    05/03/2013 10:10:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Today, jury in the Kermit Gosnell murder trial asked the first questions of the judge, seeking additional information about the hundreds of charges Gosnell faces and wanting more information on each of the babies in the four first-degree murder charges. The jury previously has spent three days focused on a Gosnell staffer who is a co-defendant in the trial. As local Philadelphia reporter J.D. Mullane reports: From the Grand Jury Report, here are details about each of those four babies: Baby Boy A One case was particularly memorable. Kareema Cross and Ashley Baldwin testified about a baby who we will...
  • NBC Plays Up Clinic's Location In 'Low-Income Neighborhood'

    05/02/2013 11:32:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | May 2, 2013 | Matthew Balan
    On Wednesday, NBC Nightly News covered the Dr. Kermit Gosnell case for the very first time, a whopping 44 days after the opening of the trial, and only after the jury had finished its first full day of deliberations. Stephanie Gosk wasted little time before emphasizing that Gosnell's clinic was "one of the only places in this low-income neighborhood in Philadelphia where pregnant woman could afford to go for abortions" [audio available here; video below the jump]. Gosk's report was also the first time that Big Three aired a report on the case on its evening newscasts, even as ABC...
  • Gosnell the baby-killer and the liberals who shielded him (view from the UK)

    04/27/2013 12:52:58 PM PDT · by Salman · 23 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | April 26th, 2013 | Damian Thompson
    One of the most disgusting serial killers in American history is standing trial in Philadelphia at the moment and, since its happening in the US, where reporting restrictions are light, the media are free to discuss his case. Only they havent at least, not until recently, and even when the crimes are reported, they havent merited many headlines. Which is horrifying, when you consider what the killer is accused of. Im going to leave out the nastiest details but, seriously, if you dont want to feel sick to your stomach, look away now.
  • Gosnell Attorney Closes: No Evidence Babies Alive When Necks Snipped

    04/29/2013 12:17:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The defense attorney for abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell presented his closing arguments to the jury today and claimed there was no evidence the babies whose necks Gosnell snipped were alive at the time he snipped them. Jack McMahon attempted to make the case to the jury today that workers for Gosnell are exaggerating the importance of movements in babies Gosnell killed. He was already successful in getting three of the seven murder counts dropped related to the babies. Now he hoped they will find him not guilty on four murder charges. The grand jury report indicated one baby was moving...
  • Jury hears closing arguments in Gosnell trial ("an effective, positive force int he community")

    04/29/2013 11:53:00 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 29, 2013 | Kirstin Brown
    A Philadelphia jury is hearing closing arguments in the murder trial of an abortion provider accused of killing a woman and four viable babies, but they wont hear from the doctor himself. Dr. Kermit Gosnell decided Wednesday not to testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial. Gosnell, 72, is charged with killing babies after they were born alive at his West Philadelphia clinic, which allegedly catered to poor, desperate women and teens with late-term pregnancies. [snip] Defense lawyer Jack McMahon has argued that there were no live births at the clinic, and he found some support from a...
  • Gosnell Staffer Who Pretended to be Doctor Requests Acquittal

    04/29/2013 10:25:22 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life news ^ | Steven Ertelt, Cherly Sullenger
    During closing arguments today in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, one of his staffers who pretended to be a doctor has asked the judge to be acquitted. ONeill is on trial with Gosnell on charges of theft by Deception, Conspiracy to commit theft, Racketeering, Conspiracy related to corruption, Perjury, and False Swearing. Today in the closing arguments, the attorney for Gosnell co-defendant Eileen ONeill requested an acquittal and said there is no crime called practicing medicine without a license. During her time working at Gosnells House of Horrors abortion clinic, ONeill deceived patients into thinking she was...
  • Born alive after abortions part 6: Baby Rowan

    04/29/2013 10:03:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Live Action ^ | Sarah Terzo
    In previous articles, Live Action has covered cases where babies born alive after abortions were denied medical care and allowed to die, or, in some cases, were killed by direct action. The recent trial of Kermit Gosnell shows that these incidents continue to occur. The sheer number of cases we know about leads one to wonder how often babies are born alive but no one outside the abortion clinic ever knows. In April of 2005, a pregnant woman named Angele, decided to abort her 22 week old unborn baby. She was in her 30s, divorced, and already had two children....
  • Barack Hussein Gosnell

    04/28/2013 8:34:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 28, 2013 | Kevin McCullough
    President Obama continues to break barriers in his historical Presidency. Some of them infamous barriers, but he breaks them nonetheless. This past Friday was just such an occasion. Because, to my knowledge, for the first time, a sitting President brought the full weight of the office he holds face to face in support of an organization that killed 339,000 American children, the last year we have records for. Not only that President Obama beamed proudly, as he congratulated the "good work" this organization has done (while killing 339,000 children a year), and pledged continued support from you and me--the American...
  • Gosnell's horrors & our abortion war

    04/25/2013 5:07:43 AM PDT · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 25, 2013 | Michael Walsh
    Without calling a single witness, the defense yesterday rested in the case of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist facing five counts of murder. Thats one count of murder for allegedly killing a woman who came to his Womens Medical Society in search of a late-term abortion, his specialty. And four counts for infants allegedly delivered and born alive, then callously murdered in cold blood as they fought for life. In a probably related note, President Obama has canceled plans to give the keynote address at tonights Planned Parenthood fund-raiser in Washington. With Gosnell in the headlines, its not a...
  • Staffer Said Baby in Dropped Gosnell Charge Was Beheaded

    04/23/2013 4:36:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    During the murder trial today for abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, the judge dropped three of the murder charges related to the babies he killed. One of the three charges the judge dropped includes a 28-week unborn baby who was killed in an abortion-infanticide and eventually discovered in a freezer at Gosnells clinic. Another involved Baby B, about whom a Gosnell staffer testified was a newborn child who survived a failed abortion and was still breathing into a shoe box. The third murder charge thrown out was for Baby G, who was the subject of testimony of a former Gosnell staff...
  • Dropped Gosnell Charge Was of Newborn Tossed in Shoe Box, Still Breathing

    04/23/2013 1:58:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    As LifeNews reported today, the judge in the Kermit Gosnell murder trial dropped three murder charges related to babies he killed in his horrific abortion-infanticide process. One of the three charges the judge dropped includes a 28-week unborn baby who was killed in an abortion-infanticide and eventually discovered in a freezer at Gosnells clinic. LifeNews has identified that another charge involved Baby B, about whom a Gosnell staffer testified was a newborn child who survived a failed abortion and was still breathing into a shoe box. Kareema Cross told the jury she saw at least 10 children who were breathing...
  • Gosnell Attorney: Baby Moving 20 Minutes After Neck Snipped Wasnt Alive

    04/23/2013 1:03:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The defense attorney for abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell attempted to make the case to the jury today that workers for Gosnell are exaggerating the importance of movements in babies Gosnell killed. He was successful in getting three of the seven murder counts dropped related to the babies. The grand jury report indicated one baby was moving and breathing for 20 minutes before an assistant came in and cut the spinal cord, just the way she had seen Gosnell do it so many times. But defense attorney Jack McMahon said the babies Gosnell killed in an abortion processing involving their live...
  • Gosnell Acquitted on 3 Counts of Murder, 5 Counts of Corpse Abuse in Grisly Murder Trial

    04/23/2013 11:18:52 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 100 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Apr. 23, 2013 | Billy Hallowell
    ts shaping up to be a dramatic day in the courtroom for those keeping a watchful eye on the Dr. Kermit Gosnell case. According to columnist J.D. Mullane, a writer for the Bucks County Courier Times, the abortion doctor was acquitted this morning on three counts of murder. In a series of tweets from inside the courtroom, Mullane described the dismissals, noting that Gosnell still has five murder charges remaining against him (in sequence from oldest to newest): #Gosnell defense atty Jack McMahon asks Judge Jeffrey Minehart for abort doc's acquittal. Judge listens, takes recess. #Gosnell Judge Minehart acquits abort...
  • Kermit Gosnell Judge Drops Three Abortion-Infanticide Charges

    04/23/2013 9:47:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The judge in the trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell has acquitted him of three of the eight murder charges the abortion business owner faces in his murder trial. Gosnell faces eight total murder counts one or killing a woman in a botched abortion and seven for killing babies in abortion-infanticides that involved live-birth abortions and snipping their necks after birth. Gosnells defense attorney asked the judge to drop three of the charges for killing the babies and the judge agreed with the contention there was not enough evidence to convict Gosnell on those charges. He still faces the...
  • Botched Abortion Victim: Gosnell Left an Arm and Leg Inside Me

    04/23/2013 5:31:23 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Kermit Gosnell murder trial has exposed some gruesome and sobering details about Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell and his house of horrors abortion clinic. While jurors have heard details about a woman Gosnell killed in a botched legal abortion, they wont hear much about other women Gosnell killed or injured in abortions. In one of the earliest articles about Gosnells brutal practice, Operation Rescue Senior Policy Advisor Cheryl Sullenger divulged additional information about these women. In one case, a woman getting an abortion from Gosnell received a botched, incomplete abortion that left parts of her unborn babys body still inside:...