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Texas Lt. Gov. Demands Probe of Abortion Doc Who Twisted Off Babies Heads
Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 05/15/2013 3:17:28 PM PDT by Morgana

The Lt. Governor of Texas is today demanding an investigation of an abortion practitioner who is considered the second Kermit Gosnell.

A new video released yesterday has three former abortion clinic employees of abortion practitioner Douglas Karpen exposing horrific practices that took place at his abortion clinic.

The three informants, Deborah Edge, Gigi Aguliar, and Krystal Rodriguez, have come forward to tell of their horrific experiences working for him at one of three of his Texas abortion clinics, the Aaron Women’s Clinic in Houston. A fourth informant has co-operated with Operation Rescue, filing an affidavit about her experiences, but remains at this time anonymous.

These women brought forward evidence of illegal late-term abortions in the form of photos taken on their cell phones at the Karpen’s clinic on Schumacher Lane in Houston.

The photos were scandalous. They depicted two babies aborted well beyond the legal limit of 24 weeks in Texas. Their necks had been cut.

“The photos show babies that are huge, with gashes in their necks, indicating that these babies were likely born alive, then killed, just as Kermit Gosnell did at his ‘House of Horrors’ clinic in Philadelphia,” said Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue. “In fact, there are numerous similarities between Karpen and the Gosnell case, including the disregarding of complaints by the authorities that allowed both men to continue their illegal operations.”

That a second Kermit Gosnell would be operating in Texas is so revolting that Lt. Governor David Dewhurst is demanding an investigation.

“In a week when serial murderer Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of killing babies, I read with disgust about the allegations of Houston-based abortionist Douglas Karpen performing illegal late-term abortions surrounded by appalling sanitary conditions in his clinic,” he said.

“The Harris County authorities should perform a full-scale investigation and take action against those who broke state law,” he added.

Dewhurt previously talked about the conviction of Gosnell, a Philadelphia-based abortion practitioner.

“The tragedies and horrors that unfolded in the offices of Dr. Kermit Gosnell justifiably shocked the nation, and a Pennsylvania jury has held him accountable for his unspeakable role in the deaths of at least three babies,” he said. “While I support a ban on all abortions except in situations that threaten the life of the mother, the gruesome and unsanitary conditions of the clinic and Dr. Gosnell’s appalling actions highlight why we must raise standards at abortion clinics and ensure that patients have ready access to hospital facilities should a grave medical emergency arise during an abortion procedure.”

The video interview of the three informants verified the worst.

“When he did an abortion, especially an over 20 week abortion, most of the time the fetus would come completely out before he cut the spinal cord or he introduced one of the instruments into the soft spot of the fetus, in order to kill the fetus,” said Deborah Edge, who worked as a surgical assistant for Karpen for about 15 years until leaving in March, 2011.

“I thought, well, it’s an abortion you know, that’s what he does, but I wasn’t aware that it was illegal…Most of the time we would see him where the fetus would come completely out and of course, the fetus would still be alive,” Edge continued.

How often did this happen?

“I think every morning I saw several, on several occasions,” she said. “If we had 20-something patients, of course ten, or twelve, or fifteen patients would be large procedures, and out of those large procedures, I’m pretty sure that I was seeing at least three or four fetuses that were completely delivered in some way or another,” said Edge, acknowledging that these babies would be alive.

She described how some babies would emerge too soon and would be alive, moving, and breathing. She also told of how Karpen would sometimes deliver the babies feet first with the toes wiggling until he stabbed them with a surgical implement. At the moment the toes would suddenly splay out before going limp. Sometimes he would kill the babies by “twisting the head off the neck,” according to Edge.

During the interview the former abortion clinic employee says: “the fetus would come completely out and of course, the fetus would still be alive” and the abortion clinic employee added “I’m talking about the whole floor dirty. I’m talking about me drenched in blood.”

One abortion clinic employee is quoted as saying, “I thought, well, it’s an abortion you know, that’s what he does, but I wasn’t aware that it was illegal. Most of the time we would see him where the fetus would come completely out and of course, the fetus would still be alive.”

“He does a lot of huge abortions. A lot of the times, we would bring the big fetus that were over age, we would re-open the bag and just look at it and be like, ‘Oh my gosh, it’s so big,” the abortion clinic staffer adds. “Sometimes he couldn’t get the fetus out. He would yank pieces – piece by piece – when they were oversize. And I’m talking about the whole floor dirty. I’m talking about me drenched in blood.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; moralabsolutes; murder; obamacare; prolife; texas; zerocare

1 posted on 05/15/2013 3:17:28 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Dear God...

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2 posted on 05/15/2013 3:34:54 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: Morgana

This is what the feminazis promote.


3 posted on 05/15/2013 3:37:30 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: Morgana

and they just kept working there....


4 posted on 05/15/2013 3:46:57 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (I haven't even started to procrastinate.)
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To: Shimmer1

Well, she didn’t know it was illegal.


5 posted on 05/15/2013 3:49:45 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: Shimmer1

/sarc


6 posted on 05/15/2013 3:50:27 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: pax_et_bonum

yeahhhhh. Of course she didn’t.


7 posted on 05/15/2013 3:50:48 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (I haven't even started to procrastinate.)
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To: Shimmer1

She stayed at this chamber of horrors for 15 years???


8 posted on 05/15/2013 3:54:44 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Shimmer1; pax_et_bonum

From all I have read up on these clinic workers some of them may not know.

These clinics have a practice of hiring the most uneducated people they can so they don’t have to pay them much. RN’s? LPS’s? You must be kidding me? That is their one of their main violations is not having a RN on staff at all times. Gosnell’s staff had med school drop outs, eight grade drop outs, and one high school girl working there. I seriously think one has to have a high school diploma to work at McDonalds, but having a body temp of 98.6 allows a person to work at an abortion clinic.


9 posted on 05/15/2013 3:56:21 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: patriot08
Since this is Texas, I hope this guy gets the death penalty...by rusty scissors!

There is no telling how many of these butcher shops exist across the country. Dear God, help us help the innocents.

10 posted on 05/15/2013 3:57:31 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: pax_et_bonum

> Well, she didn’t know it was illegal.

Best one liner of the day. You made my ribs hurt, man...lol


11 posted on 05/15/2013 3:58:15 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Jane Long

Most of the women who work in these clinics are uneducated and desperatly need the job. In the area they live Planned Parenthood pays the best. This is why many pro life groups are now offering programs to help office workers quit. They know the office workers (many of them) want to quit but have children to feed. So they help them find better jobs and sometimes get better education to do so.


12 posted on 05/15/2013 3:59:13 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: jsanders2001

:-)

Laughter keeps us sane!


13 posted on 05/15/2013 4:06:48 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: pax_et_bonum

I knew that. :P


14 posted on 05/15/2013 4:07:19 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (I haven't even started to procrastinate.)
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To: Jane Long

So Lt. Gov. Dewdrop has asked Houston to investigate? I’m sure the Gay Democrat Mayor and the Democrat Chief of Police will jump right on that.

Since this group also has at least one clinic in Dallas, it now involves two known cities so I would think that AG Abbott would be doing the investigation.

Sent this article to Channel 11 in Houston (CBS) last night. They did cover it briefly on the 5 p.m. news today and said they will investigate. Not much but it’s a start.

Would like to get the largest Planned Parenthood Clinic in the U.S. which is located in Houston shut down while we’re at it.


15 posted on 05/15/2013 4:09:16 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Morgana

True, they may not know and there is no woman who understands being in a desperate financial situation more than I do.

That is why I don’t judge her - but, she knows.

She was covered in blood? The bloody floor?

She knows.

They ALL know, and one day it will hit those among them who really aren’t monsters, and I do not envy them their agony and remorse.


16 posted on 05/15/2013 4:14:27 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: Morgana; Grams A
PP just opened a location in a high end strip center, facing a main freeway to the suburbs of Houston, in Sugar Land. They're stepping out of their usual environment, I guess. It's a shocking sight to see, glaringly standing out, on a main freeway. Sickening.

Sickening no matter where they are, but this one really caught me (and hubby) off guard.

17 posted on 05/15/2013 4:14:34 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Shimmer1

I knew that. :P
____________

But did you know it first?

:-P


18 posted on 05/15/2013 4:19:36 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: Morgana; 185JHP; 230FMJ; AKA Elena; APatientMan; Albion Wilde; Aleighanne; Alexander Rubin; ...
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To be honest, I cannot always read articles like this in their entirety. I get the gist, read some, but...it affects me too much. It is clear that extreme sadistic torture and butchery are endemic in the practice of abortion - which by itself is sadistic butchery. Gosnell and this fiend go above and beyond "ordinary" abortion (as horrific as that is), but it seems clear this beyind belief torture and sadism and butchery is all too common. The good that will come of this is that more people WILL become pro-life, I am sure of it.

Anyone wanting on/off either ping list, freepmail me.

19 posted on 05/15/2013 4:20:02 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

Thanks for the ping.


20 posted on 05/15/2013 4:49:00 PM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: pax_et_bonum

I knew it first. I always know it first. bwa ha ha ha ha!!!!


21 posted on 05/15/2013 5:09:53 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (I haven't even started to procrastinate.)
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To: Morgana

I don’t care how desperate you are, if you do something like this you are just as guilty.


22 posted on 05/15/2013 5:14:20 PM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: GOPJ

I wasn’t pinging either list for a while, wasn’t on FR much. Overload in every way, news and real actual life.

Back on the job as much as I can, now - and I always appreciate alerts.


23 posted on 05/15/2013 5:16:26 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Morgana

Funny how it only bothers them when they see it.

If he does that to the baby while still in the womb, those folks don’t give it a second thought.

It’s only horrific when it’s outside the womb?

I don’t think so.

Well, ladies, welcome to what you applied for a job to do.


24 posted on 05/15/2013 5:28:21 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Jane Long

Must be on 59 south of Highway 6? While driving to Sugar Land from Pearland last week on the Beltway noticed a mosque under construction very near the exit to 59 from the Beltway. It’s on the north side feeder, kind of hidden between a storage rental place but the spire is quite visible.

Having a PP in Sugar Land really takes me by surprise. Lots of Hispanics moving into part of Fort Bend County as well as substantial pockets of Blacks who are primarily Democrat voters. Going to be a real challenge to keep our state Red, let alone some of our counties.


25 posted on 05/15/2013 5:33:15 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Shimmer1

I knew it first. I always know it first. bwa ha ha ha ha!!!!
_____________________________

Are you Geraldo Rivera?

Rofl!!!

:-D


26 posted on 05/15/2013 5:52:07 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: Morgana

I’m not so sure. A woman with kids gets the full welfare ride. Here in PA a single woman with 4 kids would have to have a job paying $ 60,000 to equal the benefits she gets.


27 posted on 05/15/2013 5:54:35 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: pax_et_bonum

Pax, that was a good one!


28 posted on 05/15/2013 6:25:43 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (I haven't even started to procrastinate.)
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To: Shimmer1

Couldn’t help myself!

:-)


29 posted on 05/15/2013 6:28:59 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: beandog

I don’t care how desperate a woman is you don’t take advantage of her this way. Don’t let Planned Parenthood get a free pass on this.


30 posted on 05/15/2013 6:40:59 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: little jeremiah

Nice to have you back. Lots of stress for conservatives with our Government going third world hellhole... but we’ll get through it... Hope all is better and calmer for you... again, nice to have you back.


31 posted on 05/15/2013 7:29:10 PM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: GOPJ

Thank you - there is no other place like FR, warts and all! But warts didn’t keep me away; I just couldn’t handle all the bad news, plus I kept getting sick and my regular life was taking all my time.

I realy think this is the beginning of the end not just of this particular evil cabal, but even of the pinnacle of the commie/muzzie/fag agenda. I really do.

But also very likely a rough road between here and there; good idea to have necessities and staples on hand in case things get - rough.


32 posted on 05/15/2013 10:46:57 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

I think this is likely common at every abortion clinic


33 posted on 05/15/2013 10:48:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

You may be right. Killing is killing. I do not read graphic desciptions of aboriont, animal abuse and so on because it really makes me too sick. I just get the gist. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I never watch movies or TV, not in many years.


34 posted on 05/15/2013 11:12:13 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

You haven’t missed anything on TV and movies.


35 posted on 05/15/2013 11:13:22 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: little jeremiah
... the practice of abortion...by itself is sadistic butchery. Gosnell and this fiend go above and beyond "ordinary" abortion (as horrific as that is)... it seems clear this... torture and sadism and butchery [are] all too common.

We should all be grateful that we as a nation got those harmful prayers out of the schools! They might have hurt the children! /sarc


The good that will come of this is that more people WILL become pro-life, I am sure of it.

I agree. I hope the realization of their painful deaths will be enough to convict a great majority of Americans that they have been brainwashed into a holocaust worse than the last century's. Those babies, and millions of others, gave their lives for our country, and will be honored in Heaven. I hope their prayers for us will be enough to save this nation.

36 posted on 05/16/2013 9:12:40 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("There can be no dialogue with the prince of this world." -- Francis)
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37 posted on 05/16/2013 9:17:08 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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