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Abortion Doctor Charged in Newborns’ Killings

Think Christianly: Abortion Doctor Charged in Newborns’ Killings

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Abortion Doctor Charged in Newborns’ Killings

The New York Times has posted an article that I hope will begin to awaken America's conscience on this issue. The brutality that is abortion must be seen for what it is and sometimes only shocking details like these will have any impact. Moral facts--when we can clearly get them before us--are obvious to us because we are all made in the image of God. I hope and pray that the exposure of this story saves at least some precious unborn human persons.

"A 69-year-old Philadelphia doctor who performed abortions was charged by prosecutors on Wednesday with the murder of seven newborns who were killed with scissors and of a female patient who died of an overdose of anesthetics.

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a family practitioner who had not been certified in obstetrics or gynecology, oversaw a medical practice that regularly performed late-term abortions.

On at least seven occasions, babies born alive during the sixth, seventh and eighth month of pregnancies were killed by having their spinal cords severed with a pair of scissors, District Attorney Seth Williams said in a statement.

A grand jury investigation found that although complaints about Dr. Gosnell and his Women Medical Society clinic in west Philadelphia had been made to a variety of government health and medical licensing officials for more than 20 years — including about the deaths of women during routine abortions — the doctor was never officially sanctioned.

Most of Dr. Gosnell’s patients were low-income immigrant and minority women" (more)

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