PHILADELPHIA — Through four weeks, prosecutors have laid out evidence against Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortion provider on trial on charges of killing seven viable fetuses by “snipping” their necks with scissors and of causing the death of a pregnant 41-year-old woman during a procedure. The grisly details drew mainly local attention. But after an online furor that the case was being ignored by the national news media because of troubling accounts of late-term abortions, reporters from major newspapers and television networks descended Monday on the Court of Common Pleas.
He literally had a stinky fish & turtle tank (that he fed w/crushed clams) and a flea-infested cat (that defecated on the floor) in this filthy clinic that medical stretchers couldn´t maneuver in. Urine & blood soaked furniture, walls. Turned in multiple times & nothing was done. The only reason he was finally arrested was because he was also running drugs & it was a drug bust. Horrific.
They were babies, fully born, living and breathing outside of the womb.
Kermit Gosnell lifted them aloft and severed their spines with no more hesitation than one would feel for gutting a catfish.
Gosnell remarked that many of them "were large enough to walk (him) to the bus stop."
Gosnell cut off their feet and hands and saved them in jars as souvenirs.
Gosnell admitted to treating poor black and latino women poorly compared to white women. Poor black and latino wome were shunted off into filthy, blood-spattered, unsanitised rooms with cat urine and feces found on the floor. Gosnell reserved far cleaner rooms (and personal treatment) for white women, who he considered more likely to sue if treated poorly.
So, Kermit Gosnell can accurately be described as a murderous racist who made millions butchering black babies and keeping their body parts for souvenirs....
....and the New York Times doesn´t think this was "news."
The MSM is giving itself some sort of bizarre tongue lashing and claiming the story snuck up on them. What they´ve really tried to do is protect Obama who signed off on post birth abortions when he was in Chicago.
The left doesn´t even have a clear definition on when a person becomes a person.I guess to some it´s when the kid enters universal pre-K.
When Glenn Beck was still on Fox,he showed a clip of a British,rabid abortionist, who said she wouldn´t have a problem smothering a baby she felt was suffering from a birth defect.I believe she also said a mother should have a year to decide on whether to keep the baby or not,in other words some sort of baby warranty.
Through this quaks practices,he´s really admitting that white babies have more value than black ones.No matter what the media will still defend the industry and basically declare this doctor as a lone wolf type.
PP raked in $168 million doing abortions last year and I´m sure they have no guilt over spending the blood money.
Hey! MSM! This isn´t news any more. It´s history. We already got the news from the web and the historians haven´t gotten to work on it yet. This leaves all of you utterly useless. You´ve just liberalized yourselves out of being relevant.
This report by the NY Slimes is what I call a zig zag list of excuses and disguised denials. Note how the article emphasizes the defense´s comments and that no one could tell if the babies were alive before they were decapitated. Also the article sounded like the old excuse, "the dog ate my homework". Bah
Progressives devalue life to the point that murdering the inconvenient is acceptable. This is the mindset of the people serving in high positions in this administration along with wide support from their ignorant followers. Of course they wanted to bury this story because it has the power to change public opinion.
I wonder if this is why the story was covered up for so long. The Democrat currently running for Governor of PA is Allyson Schwartz. She was the Executive Director of Planned Parenthood in Philadelphia. Starting in 1984, they made referrals for Dr. Kermit Gosnell to clients seeking abortion services.
FTA: "In earlier testimony, according to several news reports, an unlicensed doctor said that Dr. Gosnell, 72, showed him how to cut the necks of babies born alive to make sure they died, and a young woman who worked at the clinic as a teenager said she assisted in abortions in which she saw at least five babies moving and breathing."
Too bad this "reporter" had to use other people´s assessments of the trial because he WAS NOT there to discover the grisly facts for himself.
This article is another attempt by the NYT to justify it´s incompetence in truth and worthwhile discussion about a subject that affects every person, not just the little babies murdered by this coward. I thought abortion was legalized to prevent back-alley abortions that killed innocent women--so much for that!
What is so important to the press is that abortion be well though of. They have no regard for the born alive babies. The world is upside down when babies are less important than political correctness in approving abortion. Bad publicity for abortion cannot be tolerated by the left but murder of the most innocent can. Sick Sick sick .
This is hot off the wires, sorry I don´t have time to post it as a Lucianne article:
"Martin Blather, Chief Editor of the New York Times, stated in a staff meeting, ´Whew, glad we finally are past this Gosnell story, we don´t have to front page this thing. Thank God for the Boston bombings!´"
I can never get this right. Do we stand this SOB up in the town square and shoot him before or after the fair trial.
I get sick to my stomach anytime I hear about or read about someone harming an innocent child. I have never seen a child that asked to be born. And they depend on the adults around them (usually a mother AND a father) for every aspect of their lives. To harm that child and destroy that trust is the most despicable thing I can think of./rant
Sometimes you have to light some fires under the butts you kick to get them to do their jobs. The teen girl in the article. I wonder what kind of life long effect this will have on her? Why would a teenager be working in an abortion mill anyway? Why would one want to?
Isn´t it ironic that Our Dear Reader uses children as a backdrop for ALL of his agenda driven photo-ops,(Obamacare, gun control, others) and yet these children, the VERY most vulnerable of children, he ignores. Treyvon Martin "could have been" his son... If TM could have been his son, my guess is many, many more tiny black boys, who could have also been his son, met gruesome deaths at this butcher´s hands. I do not expect to hear a peep out of the WH.
FTA...But after an online furor that the case was being ignored...
furor or fuehrer as in Hitler. Feuhrer works for furor in the context of the article.
Please tell anyone and everyone about this trial and what this evil man has done to aborted babies. If the MSM won´t do it, we must. Don´t be upset when someone doesn´t want to know or will not listen. One person. Who themselves may pass this on to another. The NYT is worthless. The author probably had his arm twisted to write this. Rot in hades.
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