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Kermit Gosnell Trial

Abortion Doctor Gets ANOTHER 30 Years In Prison

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A Philadelphia abortion doctor already sentenced to life in prison for killing three infants during late-term abortions was sentenced Monday to an add...

Convicted Abortion Doctor To Plead Guilty On Drug Charges

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia abortion provider already serving a life term in the deaths of three babies is due in feder...

Laura Bassett

Republicans Use Gosnell Case To Push Restrictive Abortion Ban | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) told reporters on Wednesday that there is a "good chance" House leadership will bring his nationwide 20-week...

Abortion Doctor Gets Three Life Sentences

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Dr. Kermit Gosnell proved a serene but solitary figure in the courtroom during his long murder trial, in contrast to the chaotic ...

How Do We Prevent More Gosnells?

Minister Leslie Watson Malachi | Posted 07.15.2013 | Black Voices
Minister Leslie Watson Malachi

Anti-choice activists are exploiting the Gosnell trial to push for laws that close abortion clinics and otherwise limit access to choice. But that is exactly the wrong reaction. The horrific conditions at Gosnell's clinic show just how important it is to have real reproductive choice.

Will Kermit Gosnell Change The Abortion Debate?

Posted 05.14.2013 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Even before rogue abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted in Philadelphia on Monday (May 13) of deli...

Gosnell To Get Life In Prison

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — An abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies born alive at his rogue clinic dodged a possible death sentence on Tuesday i...

The Case for (Dr. Gosnell's) Life

Jennifer Manning | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Jennifer Manning

If we are truly pro-life, we will pray that the jury grants Gosnell life in prison.

Laura Bassett

Verdict Announced In Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Trial | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

After 10 days of deliberations, a Philadelphia, Pa., jury convicted abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell on Monday of three counts of first-degree murder in...

Verdict Reached In Gosnell Case

Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

A Philadelphia jury has found Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty on three of four counts of first-degree murder, the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC News report....

Kermit Gosnell Jury Weighs Abortion Clinic Deaths

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A jury weighing murder charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider will re-hear several hours of testimony before resuming d...

Jury Wrestles With Murder Charges Against Abortion Doctor

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.03.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia abortion provider will spend another weekend in custody after a jury failed to reach a verdict in his murder case. Dr....

Jury Must Decide If Abortion Doctor Had 'Specific Intent To Kill'

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 07.01.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia jury has deliberated for its first full day without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a Philadelphia abort...

Abortion Doctor Accused Of Murder Gave Women 'Solution To Their Problems': Lawyer

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.30.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A jury began weighing murder charges Tuesday against a doctor charged with killing five people, including four viable babies alle...

Both Sides Of Abortion Debate Have 'Common Ground' In Murder Trial: Prosecutors

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.29.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — The high-profile murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider sparked courtroom debate Monday over when life ends, a tweak of...

Laura Bassett

NARAL Rejects Criticism That It Ignored Gosnell Case | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), in Friday afternoon comments on the House floor, accused NARAL Pro-Choice America and other women's rights advocates of stay...

Laura Bassett

Sarah Palin Launches Facebook Attack | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Hours after President Barack Obama vowed to defend Planned Parenthood at the organization's national conference on Friday, Sarah Palin wrote a lengthy...

Aborted Babies Were Not Born Alive: Lawyer

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia abortion provider won't testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial, leaving jurors to weigh five weeks ...

Race Is The Elephant In The Room In The Gosnell Abortion Clinic Murder Trial | Posted 04.16.2013 | Black Voices

Dr. Kermit Gosnell is accused of running a house of horrors. And we can all agree that the crimes for which he is accused are horrific, gruesome and ...

Jennifer Bendery

Horrifying Murder Trial Elicits Silence From Obama | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said Monday that President Barack Obama won't comment for now on the murder trial of Kermit Gosne...

Abortion Doctor's Murder Trial Enters 5th Week; More Details Revealed

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.15.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia's chief medical examiner told jurors Monday he could not be sure if any babies were born alive at a now-shuttered abortio...

Laura Bassett

Kermit Gosnell Trial Is 'Peek Into The World Before Roe v. Wade' | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics

Abortion rights opponents are drawing the wrong lesson from the horrific case of Kermit Gosnell, Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, s...

Is The Media Ignoring The Kermit Gosnell Trial?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.13.2013 | Media

Do you know who Kermit Gosnell is? Some journalists and conservative lawmakers are arguing that you probably don't, with claims that the media has...

Teen Worker At Abortion Clinic Testifies In Murder Trial

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.11.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- An unlicensed doctor fled out the back the night the FBI raided a Philadelphia medical clinic in 2010, a witness testified Thursday as...

Abortion Clinic Described As Chaos By Former Staffer

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.04.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A former clinic worker testified Thursday that he routinely saw babies born alive and then killed with scissors at an inner-city ...