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Kermit Gosnell Has No Remorse for Killing Babies Born Alive
Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 09/23/2013 6:30:34 PM PDT by Morgana

Abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell has no remorse for his role in the brutal abortion-infanticides he engaged in at his Philadelphia abortion business.

Gosnell was convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive after an abortion process that involved jabbing them in the neck with scissors. He gave up his right to appeal the verdict that found him guilty on three of the four first-degree murder charges he faced. As a result, prosecutors agreed to two life terms in prison and Gosnell would not face the death penalty.

Gosnell faced sentencing for killing a woman in a failed abortion. Gosnell was also sentenced to two and a half to five years in prison for that and will spend the rest of his life in prison.

The prosecutors originally sought the death penalty because Gosnell killed more than one person and because of the age of the newborn babies involved. They also agreed to the life sentences in prison because Gosnell’s age made it unlikely he would be executed before his appeals ran out, as he would die naturally beforehand.

Now, Steve Volk of Philadelphia Magazine, in a new interview with Gosnell, says the abortion practitioner has no remorse over what he did.

“He believes himself to be innocent … in this larger spiritual sense. He believes he was performing a service for people that asked him,” said Volt, whose article “Gosnell’s Babies” will appear in Philadelphia magazine on Tuesday. “He believes he was a soldier at war with poverty. He has a sense of righteousness, that whatever rule he broke, it was worth it.”

Volk, who covered Gosnell’s trial and has been speaking and corresponding with him since he entered prison, said that the convicted killer sees abortion as sinful on some level, but a lesser sin than a child being born into a life of poverty.

“It’s not as if he feels guilty about what he did. He sees the world is a dark place. He sees himself as having performed a noble function in society. For him, in a perfect, idealized world, it wouldn’t be necessary,” Volk said.

“He believes that he gained insight into what it’s like to be pushed into the system, without the capacity to explain himself,” Volk said. “He believes if he could have spoken about his rationale for doing things, he wouldn’t be in jail … There is no anger, no desperation [in his voice.] He believes he was in a war, and that ‘they’ won.”

While in jail he has been reading the Bible, perfecting his Spanish, exercising, and has been contacting charities, such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative in attempts to be heard on issues like prison and justice reform.

In total, Gosnell was found guilty of 21 out of 24 felony counts of illegal abortions beyond the 24 week limit and found guilty on all but 16 of 227 misdemeanor counts of violating the 24-hour informed consent law.

Below are the details related to the four babies Gosnell was charged with killing:

Baby Boy A was the biggest baby that Kareema Cross had ever seen delivered at Gosnell’s abortion “House of Horrors” clinic in the four years she worked there. He was delivered to 17-year old Shaquana Abrams at 29.4 weeks gestation, according to an ultrasound record. Baby Boy A was so large, he did not fit into the plastic shoe box that Gosnell tossed him in. Cross said she saw the baby pull in his arms and legs while Gosnell explained the movements as “reflexes” telling her the baby really didn’t move prior to cutting the baby’s neck. Baby Boy A was so large, Gosnell joked that “this baby is big enough to walk around with me or walk me to the bus stop.” Cross and fellow employees Adrienne Moton and 15-year old Ashley Baldwin were all so “startled” by the size of the baby that they all took photos of the baby with their cell phones.

Baby C was an intact baby of over 25-weeks gestation. Kareema Cross testified that she saw Baby C breathing and described the up and down chest movements she observed for 20 minutes. She told the court she saw Lynda Williams lift the baby’s arm and watched as the newborn drew it back on its own power. Afterwards, Williams inserted surgical scissors into the baby’s neck and “snipped” the spinal cord. Gosnell was said to be in the room at the time. This baby’s murder charges were unintentionally dismissed in the place of Baby F, but were reinstated after Judge Minehart discovered his error.

Baby D was described by witnesses as 12-15 inches long with the head the size of a “big pancake” when he was delivered into a toilet. Kareema Cross testified that she saw the baby struggling, using swimming motions in an attempt to get out of the toilet bowl. Adrienne Moton pulled the baby out and “snipped” the neck, as Gosnell had taught her to do, while the mother watched. Gosnell has also been charged with Criminal Solicitation of Moton to commit murder of Baby D.

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Baby E was estimated to be at least 23 weeks gestation and maybe more. After Baby E was delivered, teen Ashley Baldwin heard the baby cry and called Kareema Cross for help. Cross described the baby’s cry as a “whine.” Baldwin said that Gosnell when into the room then came out with the baby — which now had an incision in its neck — and tossed it into the waste bin.

Pearl Gosnell, the wife of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, will spend anywhere from seven to 23 months in prison for her role in the House of Horrors abortion clinic.

Pearl Gosnell was convicted on charges of racketeering and performing illegal abortion but saw her sentenced reduced after spending two years under house arrest. Pearl’s children had asked the judge, according to local reports in court, to spare her prison time.


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: abortion; gosnell; prolife
I heard it once said that with some people when God was passing out a conscience they were out for a beer.

Pray for his soul, he needs it.

1 posted on 09/23/2013 6:30:34 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

He is going to go to hell


2 posted on 09/23/2013 6:31:31 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Morgana

Killers don’t care. Killers just want to kill.


3 posted on 09/23/2013 6:32:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: Morgana
Gosnell was a serial killer disguised as a doctor
4 posted on 09/23/2013 6:33:53 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: Morgana

Why should he? He is a leftist and they celebrate through abortion the death of children


5 posted on 09/23/2013 6:34:50 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: Morgana

Hitler, Stalin , Mao and Pol Pot all believed they where righteous.


6 posted on 09/23/2013 6:37:20 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: All

“three babies born alive after an abortion process that involved jabbing them in the neck with scissors”

and from what I can tell by watching the msm, the biggest sin ever committed in this country was by an overweight, 70 year old grandmother who likes to cook but used some colorful language 30 years ago.


7 posted on 09/23/2013 6:38:24 PM PDT by willywill
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To: yldstrk

appears to be that way. He has a chance to ask God for forgiveness and repent of his sins. But it looks like he isn’t even close to doing that.


8 posted on 09/23/2013 6:39:29 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: Morgana

I’ll not pray for his evil soul. I want him to spend eternity being on the receiving end of his thousands of murders of the innocents.


9 posted on 09/23/2013 6:39:45 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Morgana
“It’s not as if he feels guilty about what he did. He sees the world is a dark place. He sees himself as having performed a noble function in society. For him, in a perfect, idealized world, it wouldn't be necessary,”

Sounds like something an SS officer might say about Hitler.

10 posted on 09/23/2013 6:40:07 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Morgana

the nazis felt justified that what they were doing was helping the world also.

why our side of the aisle doesn’t take this case and hang it around the dims necks befuddles me beyond belief.

next time bammy starts talking about children killed in Syria, we should respond by asking, “mr predisent, where are children more at risk....syria, or in the hands of the dimocrat party?” and then follow up with the fact that we murder 100,000 children a month in the U.S.A.


11 posted on 09/23/2013 6:41:32 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: Morgana

This man is a ghoul.


12 posted on 09/23/2013 6:42:36 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Morgana

I would be proud to tell a firing squad to open fire on Gosnell, if humanity would be so lucky as to see him sentenced to death in that manner.


13 posted on 09/23/2013 6:43:58 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: ealgeone

“why our side of the aisle doesn’t take this case and hang it around the dims necks befuddles me beyond belief.”

Because most of them in the establishment GOP have no problem with it really.


14 posted on 09/23/2013 6:44:29 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Morgana
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15 posted on 09/23/2013 6:44:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: headstamp 2

sadly, i think you’re right. they also don’t want to take the abuse from the media either.

cowards all.


16 posted on 09/23/2013 6:45:28 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: Morgana

He is a truly evil man.

Just my opinion.


17 posted on 09/23/2013 6:45:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statemet of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Jim from C-Town
Hitler, Stalin , Mao and Pol Pot all believed they were righteous.

Those are classic cases of what I would call, twisted morals.

18 posted on 09/23/2013 7:00:51 PM PDT by Mark17 (It is every liberal's job to destroy America, and every conservative's job to stop him.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I will. I might need God’s mercy too.


19 posted on 09/23/2013 7:03:50 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

I already have God’s mercy. But from the article, it appears that Gosnell doesn’t think he has any reason to ask for mercy.


20 posted on 09/23/2013 7:16:37 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Morgana
Gosnell is nothing more than Obama at the retail level. Obama doesn't want his daughters to be "punished with a baby" and Gosnell is in lockstep.

"Volk, who covered Gosnell’s trial and has been speaking and corresponding with him since he entered prison, said that the convicted killer sees abortion as sinful on some level, but a lesser sin than a child being born into a life of poverty. "

I can think of a number of quotes from Literature that bear on the question, but the one that sticks with me is from W.B. Yeats:

Paudeen

Indignant at the fumbling wits, the obscure spite
Of our old Paudeen in his shop, I stumbled blind
Among the stones and thorn-trees, under morning light;
Until a curlew cried and in the luminous wind
A curlew answered; and suddenly thereupon I thought
That on the lonely height where all are in God's eye,
There cannot be, confusion of our sound forgot,
A single soul that lacks a sweet crystalline cry.

As both the father and brother of a special needs child, this passage resonates deeply with me. My son and my brother are at immediate risk in the society that tolerates wholesale abortion, so-called "death with dignity" and the disaster that impends with Obama-care.

The "quality of life" argument is advanced by those bent on terminating it with no more compunction than one would squash a bug.

As to poverty, my grandparents and the parents and grandparents of my grandparents were born in poverty, lived through it, and engendered me, my siblings, my sons and daughters, and my cousins.

They embarked from Ireland in the steerage of "coffin ships" in the 19th Century and contributed to the growth of our Beloved Nation.

More importantly, they reared us up with respect for the basic tenets of Christianity, with stress on the value of education and the values nurtured through several millennia of Judeo-Christian Tradition. My forebears, born into poverty, worked and sang through it without question, without complaint, and without loss of dignity. Rather , their dignity derived from the physical circumstances in which they found themselves and their response to those circumstances.

God Bless them, God Bless them all, God Bless them good!

Would that we had them with us now. Their example stands as a salient indictment of the Pharisees and Philistines presently in control.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

21 posted on 09/23/2013 7:22:42 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Ma<center> <table backgrines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
"Gosnell is nothing more than Obama at the retail level." Wow, what a chilling truth you've told!
22 posted on 09/23/2013 7:25:49 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Morgana

Forgive me for refusing to waste a prayer on a man with no soul!


23 posted on 09/23/2013 7:27:58 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Truly shocking to think Obozo would take his own daughters to a “doctor” like Gosnell.

I guess I’ll thank the good Lord above that I now have better sense.


24 posted on 09/23/2013 7:28:27 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
Congressional Republicans should have immediately opened hearings and brought this scumbag and witnesses to the stand. If they would have played their cards right, this would have worked its way back to SCOTUS and they could have, at the minimum, overturned Roe vs Wade and returned the issue back to the states.

But noooo. It was Kirsten Powers' column that brought Gosnell into the spotlight. Republicans, and by and large conservatives, are absolutely horrible at messaging and setting the narrative.

25 posted on 09/23/2013 7:29:15 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: Vigilanteman
jesus crucified photo: Jesus Crucified JesusCrucified-1.jpg Forgive us...
26 posted on 09/23/2013 7:42:42 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
"Truly shocking to think Obozo would take his own daughters to a “doctor” like Gosnell."

Indeed! The enormity of their evil, when the everyday context of it is spelled out, and the casual acceptance of it by a society chills me to the bone.

Of course, no one in the media has the stones to ask Obama if he would commit one of his daughters to the likes of Gosnell.

What a disconnect - he'd spare his daughters the "punishment" of a pregnancy, but consign his grandchildren to the tender mercies of the abortionist!



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

27 posted on 09/23/2013 7:54:48 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Ma<center> <table backgrines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Morgana

Are you kidding me? I am all but certain he took his wife to one.


28 posted on 09/23/2013 8:04:45 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Wow! Terrific post!


29 posted on 09/23/2013 8:07:40 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Killers don’t care. Killers just want to kill.

There is more to it in his case, seems sexual for him with his collection of baby feet....


30 posted on 09/23/2013 8:13:37 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of "gun free zones"?)
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To: Jim from C-Town

The first wookie had an abortion? Now that I missed!

What gave you that idea may I ask?


31 posted on 09/23/2013 8:26:57 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Before I even saw your post, I thought, “this man’s got no soul”


32 posted on 09/23/2013 8:27:43 PM PDT by onona (The Earth is the insane asylum for the universe (yup, I belong))
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To: logic101.net

Those little feet in jars indicated a sickness I can’t diagnose..but it was more than greed and indifference to human life at work in that man..shudder. He is a monster IMO.


33 posted on 09/23/2013 8:44:04 PM PDT by MEG33
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To: Morgana

It is only random speculation. I have no more proof than Al Gore has that Global Warming is happening.


34 posted on 09/23/2013 8:47:31 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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Should we expect otherwise?


35 posted on 09/23/2013 8:49:45 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Morgana

Can satan feel remorse?


36 posted on 09/23/2013 8:57:17 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Morgana; P.O.E.; Kid Shelleen
“He believes himself to be innocent … in this larger spiritual sense. He believes he was performing a service for people that asked him,” said Volt, whose article “Gosnell’s Babies” will appear in Philadelphia magazine on Tuesday. “He believes he was a soldier at war with poverty. He has a sense of righteousness, that whatever rule he broke, it was worth it.”

Philly Ping.

God help us close down all of the human abattoirs in the land!

37 posted on 09/23/2013 10:40:15 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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