They say they were just doing what the boss trained them to do. But eight former employees of a run-down West Philadelphia abortion clinic now face prison time for the work they did for Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Three have pleaded guilty to third-degree murder. And Gosnell, 72, is on trial in the deaths of a patient and seven babies allegedly born alive. In testimony at the capital murder trial this past month, an unlicensed doctor and untrained aides described long, chaotic days at the clinic. They said they performed grueling, often gruesome work for little more than minimum wage,
" And Gosnell, 72, is on trial in the deaths of a patient and seven babies allegedly born alive." The seven infants basically decapitated by Gosnell , per the Grand Jury report / were a week´s worth. From the Grand Jury report : “What we mean is that he regularly and illegally delivered live, viable, babies in the third trimester of pregnancy – and then murdered these newborns by severing their spinal cords with scissors.” The monster has been in practice for decades. The math is breathtaking in it´s horror.
Workers who failed medical school lost their medical license or other jobs walked into a filthy valley of sin where horrible crimes were committed against the innocent and helpless. The media and maybe the law turns their heads because they too are depraved.
Lack of media coverage of this story became the story for most of the week so the AP comes up with this?? We are supposed to feel sorry for the hapless employees of this monster who willingly helped him carry out this evil? Not a flipping chance.
Remember when license plates that said "Choose life" were done away with. Those words made it all too obvious. the alternative was; "Choose death". These mothers made the choice that the Supreme Court placed in their hands.
FTA: "fighting false billing and racketeering charges" What false billing? Abortion is almost entirely a cash up front business because Medicaid doesn´t cover it. My guess based on a case in Chicago is Medicaid fraud. An abortion clinics will get the information from poor patients and then fraudulently bill the state for covered services that were never performed. In most Democrat controlled states there is zero interest in prosecuting because no one wants to link abortion to the rackets.
For Gosnell to get away with this for so long it is hard to believe that no officials knew about this guy´s slaughter house. My guess is eventually it will be found that there are others who were on "the take" to allow him to continue his office of death. Just guessing.
I posted this reply to a thread overnight, so the thread is buried:
All of these articles -including yesterday´s Must Reads - make my heart physically hurt. It´s so sickening and depraved, and so much a product of the rotten core our society and culture has become over at least the last 4 decades. The aching for these babies is overwhelming and the fact that it was allowed to continue for years and years....we don´t deserve God´s grace and love in the country. And on this site we now have a self-identified abortion doctor as a poster, which is mind-boggling itself.
My heart just hurts, and I can´t read about this anymore.
-- Now I have to add this from a nurse perspective: I have had to work alongside some horrific practitioners, some negligent ones and some who seemed not to give a hoot about patient outcomes, since they get paid either way (until just recently, that is.). If I as a licensed RN EVER got wind through even sheer rumor there was anything like this going on, I´d have made it my life´s mission to ensnare the b-....and idiot staff along with him.
The state DOH knew enough-they are criminally complicit to murder multiple times over, aside from every other violation. While the women went to him either under duress or not, I can´t find anything that supports innate intelligence, common sense, or understanding of what they should´ve understood upon entering this hellhole. Family members, too.
The only way this story would get the coverage it deserves from the state-controlled media is if Gosnell were a white Republican. If so, he would be on the news every day as a hypocrite, not a barbaric murderer. Sad.
All Conservative blogs and posts need to interject that Obama voted four times against the Illinois BAIPA. In other words, he saw no problem with these procedures. Then let the Christian and Jewish left try to defend him.
It´s actions like this that will cause GOD to create a holocaust to cleanse the earth. The unbelievable evil that mankind can commit upon others is mindboggling. I fear that we are rapidly coming to the point that we will no longer be a GOD fearing nation. It seems that daily, more and more people push the CREATOR aside and follow whatever whim that they think of. It´s sickening.
This man should be taken out, stood against a wall, and shot. No, I have no compassion for anyone who puts a dollar above a human life.
These stories are gruesome and heart breaking. Why don´t people take personal responsibility for their own actions, including those having sex? As much as I oppose handing out freebies, perhaps having birth control more readily available may prevent tragedies like these.
I was not aware that the "back-alley" where women would be forced to go for abortions was a red brick building with an address in Philadelphia PA . The back alley was billing $10,000 a day [or was it a week] and paying minimum wages under the table.
Seeing the incredibley awful horrific images of slain innocents bravely posted at Ulsterman I can only think…We are complicit. I am complicit …
While I never agreed with abortion…we as a society had a responsibility to those among us, particularly these innocent babes, these miracles of life yanked from their mother’s womb…We had a duty to have stood and to have fought relentlessly against these atrocities. To have stood by silently as our most precious gifts from God are dehumanised, tortured and slaughtered…is so far beyond wrong.
Seeing this is a reminder and a reflection of who we have become. We had a duty to protect those among us who could not protect themselves. I think of the times I thought about an abortion protestor on trial for bombing a clinic, or a facility that performs these slayings and intellectualised the issue…and now see my response was woefully inadequate and fiercely lacking. We Americans are no different, no better, than those who stood by in Nazi Germany as their neighbors were taken from their homes to the horrors of the concentration camps and ovens.
We have closed our eyes and our consciences to the horror of aborion. As a result we have become soulless… and indifferent to right vs. wrong. Is there any surprise our society, our families, have broken down and are disintegrating before us, …when we do not even stand against the most repugnant mortal sin of murder of the most innocent among us. I am so ashamed of what we have tolerated and who we have become.
The insanity of “situational ethics” being taught to our children is nothing less than the numbing of their consciences to accept the most grievous wrongs and heinous actions as perfectly acceptable and legitimate. May God have mercy on us. We don’t deserve it. The sins we share with Babylon in Isaiah 9 could not be more clear to me now. Good Lord, what have we become?
The world we have been blessed with is undeniably blemished and until America stops being a chamber of horrors we will live or die with the reflection of our choices. The images are a reminder of the collective blood on all of our hands, the atrocities we let go forth…. “Do not ask for whom the bell tolls …it tolls for thee”
And when we wonder how did a man such as Obama, a man whose only legislative agenda was to mandate babes who survied this evil, be left to languish with no comfort, no food, no blankets, no help of any kind…to die on a cold hard table in the corner of an operating room…a newly born baby treated like expendable trash…
When I wonder how did such evil as Obama come to live in our White House and to lead our once blessed nation..I will now know. It is not confounding…. His ties to the evil sin of abortion make it crystal clear why he lives in our White House…He is a reflection of us. He s the perfect reflection of our nation, …who we have become and who we now are…Obama is exactly what we have earned …We deserve him.
Until we, until our nation examines our conscience and makes changes…we cannot hope to do better.
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