Skip to comments.Naming the Gosnell Babies
Posted on 05/10/2013 7:17:29 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
"The trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell is about much more than the man himself. In a painful way, it brings America face to face with abortion, which, as the defense argued, is "bloody" and "real."
For those who have had abortions, it brings them again in touch with a pain that is never really far away, and it brings them in touch yet again with their need for healing. This is especially true when we see what the Gosnell case has confronted us with: bodies of babies in bags and cartons in the freezer, severed feet in jars, some 45 babies retrieved in a raid on the clinic and entrusted to the Philadelphia Medical Examiner.
.....One of the key moments of that journey of healing after abortion is when the parents name their child. The moment is powerful and freeing. Up until then, the child was a victim of de-humanization. Before we can kill, we have to dehumanize. "This is not a child, we lie to ourselves; or we say, "This is not a child for whom I am responsible right now. In these or a thousand other ways, a veil of dehumanization covers the child; a chasm is introduced between that child's humanity and our awareness of our need to respond to it with an unconditional acknowledgement and acceptance. But the time is not right, the burden too great, and so we keep any semblance of the child's humanity as far away from our consciousness as we can".
(Excerpt) Read more at priestsforlife.org ...
Hate to be a $hit, but each and every one of these women hired a "doctor" to ruthlessly murder her own child . . . can't find any sympathy . . . To me it seems as though the woman conspired to hire a killer to kill her child, whether it was done "legally" or otherwise, it is still murder on BOTH of their parts.
Sooner or later Gosnell will be facing the ultimate Judge. I would hate to meet God with what he has on his conscience.
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