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Congresswoman on Gosnell: ‘May God Forgive Us’
Cybercast News Service ^ | 4/25/2013 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 04/25/2013 4:50:22 PM PDT by markomalley

Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) took to the House floor on Wednesday, condemning the late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell, saying, “May God forgive us.”

Black also blasted President Barack Obama for not speaking out against the “house of horrors” abortion clinic run by Gosnell, who would sever the spinal cords of babies with scissors after they had survived late-term abortion procedures.

“Mr. Speaker, I stand here today outraged and deeply saddened by the heartbreaking story of the abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell,” said Black. “This is the man currently on trial for the murder of eight people, seven of which were newborns who were killed after surviving late-term botched abortions in his house of horrors clinic.”

“But Gosnell didn’t act alone,” she said. “He had a host of silent co-conspirators who referred women to his practice knowing full well of the horrors that went on behind those closed doors. And, meanwhile, the State boards gave Gosnell a free pass for 17 years by failing to inspect his clinic.”

Gosnell, 72, is currently on trial for the murder of four babies born alive and a mother, who overdosed at his clinic the Women’s Medical Society in West Philadelphia. Gosnell was originally charged with seven counts of first-degree murder, but Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey P. Minehart dropped three of the charges on Wednesday, apparently concluding that the prosecution did not present enough evidence that the babies in those cases were “not viable,” or born alive.

Gosnell is also facing charges of infanticide, conspiracy, abortion at 24 or more weeks, theft, corruption of minors, solicitation and other related offenses. The six-week long trial is set to conclude on Monday, with closing arguments after Gosnell’s defense rested on Wednesday, without offering any witnesses. Gosnell did not take the stand.

Rep. Black also condemned President Obama for not speaking out against Gosnell who, according to the grand jury in the case, had killed “hundreds” of babies over the years by snipping their spinal cords.

“When asked about Gosnell’s crime, our president tells us he has no comment,” Black said. “Where is your outrage, Mr. President?”

“Are you too busy preparing your remarks for tomorrow night’s Planned Parenthood fundraising gala?” she said. “My heart breaks that our country has reached a point by where we are all not outraged by a practice that ends a beating heart and takes the lives of the most vulnerable in our society.”

“May God forgive us, I yield back my time,” said the congresswoman.

Obama rescheduled his keynote address at the annual gala for Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the country, on Wednesday. Instead of speaking on Thursday evening, he will deliver remarks on Friday, so he can attend a memorial service for the victims of last week's fertilizer plant explosion in Texas.

Last week in an appearance on NBC's Today show, Obama said he could not comment on the case “because it’s an active trial.”

"What I can say is this. You know, I think, President [Bill] Clinton said it pretty well when he said abortion should be safe, legal, and rare,” said Obama.

"If an individual, carrying out an abortion, operating a clinic, or doing anything else is violating medical ethics, violating the law, then they should be prosecuted," Obama said.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: abortion; gosnell; prolife

1 posted on 04/25/2013 4:50:22 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

“May God forgive us.”

Is one thing you will not hear the Progressive Liberals Democrats utter.


2 posted on 04/25/2013 4:52:49 PM PDT by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: markomalley

The whole list of those who spoke.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLytHy7PQxOT6dUJFOOuHH6E0k2f6DSqXU


3 posted on 04/25/2013 4:53:27 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: BilLies
Is one thing you will not hear the Progressive Liberals Democrats utter.

Yeah, give them a vote on it and they'll turn it down three times.

-PJ

5 posted on 04/25/2013 4:58:09 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: markomalley
Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn)

6 posted on 04/25/2013 5:00:10 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: BilLies
Is one thing you will not hear the Progressive Liberals Democrats utter.

I seem to remember that Bible verse, it is a fearful thing, to fall into the hands of the living God. While I do not wish it on anyone, it will be hell to pay for some.

7 posted on 04/25/2013 5:00:30 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: markomalley

And Planned Parenthood says:

Rep. Jose Oliva followed up, asking the Planned Parenthood official, “You stated that a baby born alive on a table as a result of a botched abortion that that decision should be left to the doctor and the family. Is that what you’re saying?”

Again, Snow replied, “That decision should be between the patient and the health care provider.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vLXuNCsNCA&feature=youtube_gdata_player


8 posted on 04/25/2013 5:04:00 PM PDT by vg0va3
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To: markomalley

“did not present enough evidence that the babies in those cases were “not viable,” or born alive. “

such brilliant reporting—alive is viable, not going to survive is not viable, what buffoons


9 posted on 04/25/2013 5:04:03 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: F15Eagle

that video is 3 years old..............


10 posted on 04/25/2013 5:06:36 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: BilLies

nor will they forgive those whom they hate, either.


11 posted on 04/25/2013 5:11:40 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: markomalley
“Are you too busy preparing your remarks for tomorrow night’s Planned Parenthood fundraising gala?” she said. “My heart breaks that our country has reached a point by where we are all not outraged by a practice that ends a beating heart and takes the lives of the most vulnerable in our society.”

I thought with the "left" it was all about the children!.....It's really despicable that the POS POTUS would be doing a fundraiser for baby murderers.

12 posted on 04/25/2013 5:13:17 PM PDT by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: F15Eagle; TheOldLady

One of my Boas [Jake] is on my laptop table slithering around the speakers and when the won’s voice started, the snake froze in a fear posture and then he zoomed off the cart into my lap and hid under my shirt.

How evil are you when a “serpent” is mortified by your voice?

[and they can’t even “hear”, really]


13 posted on 04/25/2013 5:16:06 PM PDT by Salamander (Freeps With Boas)
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To: markomalley

The liberals have turned the Hippocratic Oath into
the Hypocratic swear.

How about this, “...I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody if asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect. Similarly I will not give to a woman an abortive remedy. In purity and holiness I will guard my life and my art.”


15 posted on 04/25/2013 5:28:46 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: markomalley

Great. In anatomy books we’ll all be the same with drawings of stick men.

Ships and cars will no longer be referred to by terms that ....well, you get the schtick....


16 posted on 04/25/2013 5:41:12 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: markomalley
The words spoken by Lincoln at his Second Inaugural spring to mind:

Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so still it must be said "the judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether."

This could just as easily be said about the scourge of abortion.

17 posted on 04/25/2013 5:44:04 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: BilLies

Why would he have to snip their spinal cords if they were already dead?


18 posted on 04/25/2013 5:57:37 PM PDT by onthegulf
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To: markomalley

Hey Congress person, the abortion deaths in the US since Roe vs Wade pales to insignificance to the killing this guy did.


19 posted on 04/25/2013 6:04:05 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: markomalley
‘May God Forgive Us’

Not likely, since most of these mothers will never ask for that forgiveness. Fifty million souls here in the land of the free, a billion worldwide since '73, and with president Baal at the helm of Mystery Babylon, it's not hard to guess where we're headed...

20 posted on 04/25/2013 6:52:01 PM PDT by Errant
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To: F15Eagle

I noticed he was flushed with pixt offedness lol!


21 posted on 04/25/2013 6:53:47 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: markomalley
God is slow to anger, but ours is an unbelieving world, thus a dying world.

It's not like we haven't been warned and it's not like we don't have The Way to clean up this mess we've made for ourselves. It's always available, just waiting for us.

But our true sin is that we turned away. We turned our backs on the One who has given all and shown not gratitude but arrogance and defiance.

It's not too late now to pray for The Way out of the hole we are digging. May God have mercy on us all.

22 posted on 04/25/2013 7:30:49 PM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Salamander

Your serpent probably recognizes the voice of the Master Serpent...


23 posted on 04/26/2013 5:47:12 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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