Today a jury found Kermit Gosnell guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Karnamaya Mongar, a Bhutanese refugee admitted to his filthy Philadelphia clinic.
He was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder — of Baby A, C, and D.
Baby A, we were told, Gosnell joked was “big enough to walk you to the bus stop.”
Baby C’s arm was seen moving.
Baby D struggled to get out of the box he was put in.
These babies were given names just last week.
Gosnell didn’t even take the stand to defend himself. What he was doing made sense to him. Women walk into clinics with a right to a dead baby. Now what are we going to do about that?
NARAL Pro-Choice America was quick to encourage us to look away and consider the Gosnell case a closed case with no reverberations: Other than to let them have their way with policy in the name of women’s health. Their immediate response to the verdict:
Anti-choice politicians, and their unrelenting efforts to deny women access to safe and legal abortion care, will only drive more women to back-alley butchers like Kermit Gosnell.
Kermit Gosnell happened under “choice” in America. This is where the abortion industry’s euphemisms got us.
My friends Nikolas Nikas and Dorinda Bordlee of Bioethics Defense Fund e-mail:
Abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted of 3 murders of born-alive children, but he is guilty of inflicting the brutal deaths of thousands of human beings in the womb. Under the regime of Roe, there is a legal difference. There is no moral difference.
John Mullane from the Bucks County Courier Times continued to be one of the best and quickest reporters, getting the word our before most major media about the verdict.