Just as Planned Parenthood begins to heap praise upon Barack Obama, Judge Jeffrey Minehart dismissed several of the counts in the Kermit Gosnell trial, including one of infanticide and three of murder, as well as several counts of abuse of a corpse. This ruling came after Gosnell’s attorney, Jack McMahon, argued in favor of the dismissals.
McMahon told the Philadelphia court that it is “ludicrous” to claim that “a baby is born alive because it moves one time without any other movement.”
The defense has argued that there were no live births at Gosnell’s Women’s Medical Center abortion clinic and contends the babies died during abortions and their necks were snipped afterwards. But former Gosnell staffers testified they saw signs of life even after the abortion had been completed — saying the babies “jumped” and “screamed” and tried to escape.
But, according to AP, McMahon told the judge “there is not one piece …. of objective, scientific evidence that anyone was born alive.”
“The Gosnell case is a watershed moment for the issue of abortion,” said Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue and Pro-Life Nation. “The discovery of his horrific practices helped shed light on an abortion industry that has run amok without oversight or accountability for decades, and has prompted significant changes in abortion laws and attitudes toward enforcement in several states.”
Previously, Gosnell’s wife Pearl pleaded guilty to assisting her husband at his Philadelphia abortion center where he killed a woman in a botched abortion and has killed hundreds of babies in abortion-infanticides.
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