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  • White House: No Comment on Gosnell “Beheading” Babies in Abortions

    04/15/2013 2:44:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    White House spokesman Jay Carney today said President Barack Obama has no comment on the murder trial involving late-term abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. A reporter asked: “There is a murder trial in Pennsylvania, that I know you now is getting a lot of attention — more attention that the media was not getting on it — Kermit Gosnell, this doctor who is accused of having delivering some babies who were literally screaming and then beheading them. He’s facing murder charges on that and it hasn’t been decided yet obviously, since he’s still on trial. Is the president following this at...
  • White House Has No Comment On Gosnell Trial

    04/15/2013 12:22:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/15/13 | staff
    Press Secretary Jay Carney told the White House press pool today that the President is "aware" of the Gosnell trial but "cannot and will not" take a side in the proceedings. ED HENRY, FOX NEWS: There's a murder trial in Pennsylvania that I know you know is getting a lot of attention -- more attention -- the media was not giving it a lot of attention. Kermit Gosnell, this doctor who is accused of having delivered some babies who were literally screaming and then beheading them. He's facing murder charges on that, it hasn't been decided yet, it's still on...
  • Liberal media: Gosnell proves abortion should be legal

    04/14/2013 9:36:34 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The gruesome report of the “house of horrors” abortion clinic run by Kermit Gosnell makes a profound statement about abortion – that it should be legal, according to a number of left-wing media outlets. Media Matters crafted a preemptive response to the Gosnell “tweetfest” today that generated more than 166,800 tweets in 12 hours. The liberal organization wrote that Gosnell's Women's Medical Society stands as "an indictment of the outcome if the anti-choice movement achieves its goals.” “Far from the practices of well-established medical facilities, the Women’s Medical Society was the modern-day back alley,...
  • MEDIA IGNORE: SECOND ABORTION CLINIC HORROR STORY SURFACES

    04/12/2013 10:15:52 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 18 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 11, 2013 | John Nolte
    As the media enters day 257,685 openly pushing for gun control, the almost total national-media blackout on the murder trial of Dr. Gosnell, an abortion doctor accused of murdering seven babies, marches on. Wednesday, in the state of Delaware, a very similar story surfaced in local media, naturally: A series of emergency calls made from the Planned Parenthood of Delaware this year are raising concerns about what's happening behind the closed doors. … Jayne Mitchell-Werbrich, former employee said, "It was just unsafe. I couldn't tell you how ridiculously unsafe it was." SNIP Werbrich said "It's not washed down, it's not...
  • Why I Didn't Write About Gosnell's Trial--And Why I Should Have

    04/12/2013 4:17:09 PM PDT · by drewh · 54 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Apr 12, 2013 12:33 PM EDT | Megan McArdle is a special correspondent for Newsweek
    Kermit Gosnell, a Pennsylvania abortion doctor, is on trial for a lurid series of lurid crimes at his clinic. I can't bring myself to describe them, so I'll let Kirsten Powers do it. Infant beheadings. Severed baby feet in jars. A child screaming after it was delivered alive during an abortion procedure. Haven't heard about these sickening accusations? It's not your fault. Since the murder trial of Pennsylvania abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell began March 18, there has been precious little coverage of the case that should be on every news show and front page. The revolting revelations of Gosnell's former...
  • Washington Post: “We should have sent a reporter sooner”

    04/13/2013 7:27:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    We believe the story is deserving of coverage by our own staff, and we intend to send a reporter for the resumption of the trial next week. In retrospect, we should have sent a reporter sooner. ~ Martin Baron, Executive Director of the Washington Post, speaking about the trial of accused mass murderer abortionist, Kermit Gosnell, April 12, this after WashPo reporter Sarah Kliff deemed it a mere “local crime” Description of photo (click to enlarge), via J. D. Mullane of phillyburbs.com: Three rows of seats reserved for the media remained empty Thursday morning April 11, 2013 in courtroom 304...
  • ‘Pro-choice’ reporter apologizes for not covering Gosnell, calls it ‘trial of the century’

    04/12/2013 7:27:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    life site ^ | Patrick B. Craine
    PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Amidst a pro-life Twitter campaign challenging the media blackout on the grisly trial of late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell, a “pro-choice” reporter has offered a frank apology for neglecting what she’s now calling the “trial of the century.” “The MSM [mainstream media] has barely covered a story that could plausibly be named ‘The Trial of the Century'. And that demands explanation. So I'll tell you why I haven't covered it,” writes Megan McArdle at the Daily Beast. Seats reserved for the press at Gosnell's trial “To start, it makes me ill. I haven't been able...
  • All-American Horror Story: Top 10 Kermit Gosnell Trial Revelations

    04/12/2013 5:04:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life news ^ | Kristan Hawkins
    Since so many in the media have failed/refused to report on the late-term abortionist/infant serial killer Kermit Gosnell trial happening right now in Philadelphia – because they are sooo busy reporting on Jay-Z and Beounce’s trip to Cuba – we’ve rounded up a top 10 list of the most gruesome, horrific revelations that have come out during the trial to help speed up their reporting. You’re welcome, Rachel Maddow! 1) A young woman who worked at Kermit Gosnell’s abortion clinic as a teenager testified that she saw a baby’s chest move even after the gruesome snipping procedure Gosnell used to...
  • #Gosnell trends on Twitter as 23,600 tweets protest media blackout in one hour

    04/12/2013 5:00:28 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Tens of thousands of pro-life activists posted messages on Twitter on Friday with the hashtag #Gosnell to break through a pervasive media blackout that continues to envelope mainstream media outlets from the Washington Post and New York Times to the Big Three cable networks. Some 23.600 Twitter messages were sent using the abortionist's last name within one hour -- 11 a.m. Eastern. A screenshot shows, enough people have used the term on the online messenger service to make it the site's top trending term. The tweets have totalled more than 10,000 messages an hour...
  • Collections TV Shows Live Gosnell trial reveals 'house of horrors'

    04/12/2013 3:49:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
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  • Video: Reporter tells CNN: Gosnell “served the community,” gave free medical care (BARF ALERT)

    04/12/2013 3:45:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life activists on new media have forced the hand of the mainstream media, as CNN has agreed to cover the Kermit Gosnell trial on at least two of its news programs. CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper devoted one segment – the program's last before the weekend – on the trial, beginning at approximately 4:45 p.m. Eastern time. The coverage lasted less than five minutes. Tapper's only guest, Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Joseph Slobodzian, has attended the daily testimony for the newspaper. Tapper referred to the Gosnell trial as “a buried lede,” before telling...
  • Mental Illness Plagued Gosnell Employees Who ‘Snipped’ Babies Necks

    04/12/2013 2:59:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    Lynda Williams told a jury Tuesday that her boss, Kermit Gosnell, was aware she suffered from bi-polar disorder and depression when he hired her to work at his “House of Horrors” abortion clinic in West Philadelphia assisting with late-term abortions. In fact, she was being treated by Gosnell for the mental health illnesses. Another clinic worker, Elizabeth Hampton, previously testified she suffered from depression and anxiety in addition to alcohol abuse, and that she once had a “nervous breakdown.” Yet another former Gosnell employee to testify, Sherry West, also admitted to being treated for mental health disorders. Williams told the...
  • Politicians call for an end to the media blackout on Gosnell

    04/12/2013 2:43:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Live Action ^ | Kristi Burton Brown
    Yesterday, ten members of the U.S. House spoke out on the trial of abortionist, Kermit Gosnell, and called out the mainstream media for its basic blackout on Gosnell. As New Jersey’s Chris Smith eloquently stated: If Dr. Gosnell had walked into a nursery and shot seven infants with an AR-15, it would be national news and the subject of presidential hand-wringing. … Will the decades-long major national news media cover-up of the brutality—and violence—of abortion methods ever end? … Will Americans ever be told the horrifying details as to how — and how often — abortionists dismember, decapitate, and chemically...
  • Teen Worker at Gosnell Abortion Clinic: “They Looked Like Babies”

    04/12/2013 2:18:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Testimony has concluded for the week in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. But, late Thursday, members of the jury heard from a teenage girl who found an odd work-study program at his clinic. Ashley Baldwin, a 15-year-old sophomore at University City High School, found herself employed at Gosnell’s abortion clinic and, despite no medical license or training, working alongside him performing gruesome late-term abortions. From an AP report on the testimony: Baldwin landed the job because her mother already worked there. She was paid, and in no time went from answering phones to doing ultrasounds, administering intravenous...
  • Shocking Photo Shows Empty Media Benches at Kermit Gosnell Trial

    04/12/2013 2:12:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A shocking photo of empty benches at the trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell is making the rounds today and it exemplifies the lack of media coverage and attention to the case. The photo was featured on the religion blog Pathoes, which decried the lack of coverage and focus on the trial outside the pro-life and conservative communities. Mollie Hemingway summed up the lack of media attention this way: I’ve been writing about media coverage of abortion for many years. And so have many others. If you haven’t read David Shaw’s “Abortion Bias Seeps Into The News,” published in the...
  • Judge Rules Illegal Alien DUI Killer Incompetent to Stand Trial, Cites 'Unique Cultural Background'

    04/12/2013 6:21:47 AM PDT · by montag813 · 47 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-12-2013 | John Hill
    Monster: Illegal alien DUI killer Nicolas Guaman.- by John HillStand With ArizonaWebsite | Facebook | Twitter It was one of the most brutal DUI deaths we've seen at the hands of an illegal alien - and we've seen a lot (here, here, here and here, for starters). In 2011, Ecuadorean illegal Nicolas Guaman, drunk at nearly three times the legal limit, ran through a stop sign in Milford, Mass., striking 23-year old Matthew Denice on his motorcycle. Denice was not killed by the impact, but died as Guaman tried to flee the scene, dragging Denice's body nearly 1/4 mile under...
  • Pro-lifers organizing ‘Tweetfest’ on Friday to break media blackout on Gosnell trial

    04/11/2013 5:04:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life Site ^ | John Jalsevac
    PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life leaders are issuing a clarion call to grassroots activists around the country to help break the media blackout surrounding the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell by joining in a “Tweetfest” tomorrow (Friday). (Click here to join a Facebook event page with more info about the Tweetfest.) In addition to asking pro-lifers to send out Tweets about the trial using the hashtag #Gosnell, organizers of the event are also asking them to contact their local media outlets to ask them why they’re not covering the trial. Despite a continuous stream of dramatic, and often...
  • Congressman: Gosnell an Abortion Predator Who Must be Exposed

    04/11/2013 4:58:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Several members of Congress on Thursday afternoon took to the floor of the House of representatives to expose the horrors abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell has committed and to decry the lack of media attention to them. Congressman Marlin Stutzman, an Indiana Republican, was one of the members who spoke on the House floor this afternoon to call attention to the horrific crimes Gosnell engaged in at his Philadelphia, Pennsylvania abortion clinic. The following is the speech he delivered and a video of it: “My heart is torn as I stand on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as...
  • If Gosnell had shot seven infants with an AR-15, it would be national news: Rep. Chris Smith

    04/11/2013 4:50:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life Site ^ | John Jalsevac
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - "If Dr. Gosnell had walked into a nursery and shot seven infants with an AR-15, it would be national news and the subject of presidential hand-wringing." That was the challenging observation made this morning by Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, on the floor of the U.S. House. Because Kermit Gosnell instead allegedly snipped the spinal cords of seven newborn babies in a building called an abortion clinic, the national media has almost uniformly ignored the case, said Smith, something that he charged amounted to a deliberate "cover-up." Rep. Chris Smith "Will the decades-long major...
  • Four reasons why media isn’t covering Gosnell mass murder trial

    04/11/2013 2:14:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    Living in Chicago, I’ve observed press coverage up close on three of the most notorious mass murderers ever apprehended: Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, and Richard Speck. Speck tortured, raped, and murdered eight student nurses in Chicago in 1966. Dahmer murdered 17 boys and men in the Milwaukee/Chicago area between 1978-1991, keeping and eating some of their body parts. Gacy raped and murdered at least 33 boys and men between 1972-1978, burying many in the crawl space of his Chicago suburban home. In each case the press tripped over themselves to recount every morbid detail, anxious to feed the public’s...
  • NBC Won’t Cover Gosnell Trial, Tweets News From Another Source

    04/11/2013 1:23:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    NBC News is one of three networks that refuses to cover the trial of gruesome abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. The media blackout is apparently so extensive that Luke Russert of NBC News today had to tweet a local news story on the trial because NBC has not done its own national reporting. Russert is an NBC News staffer whose Twitter bio reads: “I cover Capitol Hill for NBC News. Been sweating it out in the streets of a runaway American dream since 1985.” yet he had to tweet an article from the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper in order to provide any...
  • Congressman Upset President Obama Ignoring Gosnell Abortion Trial

    04/11/2013 1:10:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The mainstream media has become a target of frustration for those wishing it would provide more coverage of the dramatic trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. But one congressman is upset President Barack Obama is apparently not paying much attention to it — since the president hasn’t commented on the gruesome live-birth abortion deaths. Rep. Scott Perry, a Republican from Pennsylvania, where Gosnell abortion clinic was located, blasted President Obama and the press for ignoring the Gosnell trial. “Mr. President, your silence is deafening,” Perry said on the House floor today. “Are you so blind, are you so intractable, are...
  • Worker at Gosnell Clinic: Baby’s Chest Moved After Neck Snipped

    04/11/2013 12:47:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A young woman who worked at Kermit Gosnell’s abortion clinic as a teenager testified today in court that she saw a baby’s chest move even after the gruesome snipping procedure he used to end their lives. That a 15-year-old girl was employed at a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania abortion clinic is problematic enough, Ashley Baldwin testified Thursday in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell that even his horrific “snipping” procedure for killing babies in abortions/infanticides didn’t necessarily end their lives. From the AP story: Baldwin said she learned to do intravenous injections as a high school student and assisted with...
  • Gosnell Attorney: Babies’ Deaths Justify Snipping Their Necks (BARF ALERT)

    04/11/2013 12:28:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    Life News ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    Yesterday, the primary defense theory in the Kermit Gosnell murder case was explored by defense attorney Jack McMahon, who posits that all the babies aborted at Gosnell’s clinic were already dead when their spinal cords were “snipped” to ensure “fetal demise.” WARNING: This story contains graphic images and descriptions.… McMahon pressed former Gosnell employee Lynda Williams concerning her duties at Gosnell’s ‘House of Horrors” abortion clinic that included cleaning up and disposing of babies born after late-term abortions, many of which were beyond the legal gestational limit of 24 weeks. Williams had previously testified of a baby that was delivered...
  • Kermit Gosnell Staffer: Stabbing Baby in Neck “Gave Me the Creeps”

    04/10/2013 4:38:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The defense attorney for embattled abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell has a claim for the jury that is weighing the multiple counts of murder against him for several “live-birth” abortions. Jack McMahon claims no babies were ever killed in the gruesome abortion process, which involved “snipping” the spinal cords of the children by jabbing medical scissors into the backs of their necks, because the babies were supposedly already dead. That’s not what two staffers for Gosnell admitted in court — with one saying she heard a baby scream and another saying the baby “jumped” when the newborn was stabbed in the...
  • Gosnell Worker: Baby “Jumped” When I Snipped Her Neck in Abortion

    04/09/2013 3:46:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    One day after a former employee described how she heard a baby scream during a live-birth abortion, another worker at the Kermit Gosnell “House of Horrors’ abortion clinic testified today she saw a baby “jump” when she snipped her neck in an abortion. Abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell faces 43 criminal counts, including eight counts of murder in the death of one patient, Karnamaya Monger, and seven newborn infants. Additional charges include conspiracy, drug delivery resulting in death, infanticide, corruption of minors, evidence tampering, theft by deception, abuse of corpse, and corruption. The trial of the abortion practitioner has been so...
  • Abortion Staffer Who Helped Gosnell Kill Woman Recants Guilty Plea

    04/09/2013 2:27:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A former employee of Kermit Gosnell who has a history of anxiety and depression broke down on the stand yesterday and tearfully recanted her guilty plea as she was testifying against her former boss. West had told prosecutor Joanne Pescatore that she had administered some of the sedative that later killed Karnamaya Mongar, an immigrant who came to Gosnell for an abortion in her 19th week of pregnancy. Under questioning by defense attorney Jack McMahon, West told the court that she didn’t think she was guilty and that she took the plea bargain out of confusion. She later confirmed that...
  • Gosnell Worker: Baby Screamed During Live-Birth “Abortion”

    04/08/2013 5:41:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Today’s testimony during the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell was no less shocking than previous days. Today, a former employee described how she heard a baby scream during a live-birth abortion. Abortion clinic employee Sherry West described an incident which “really freaked (her) out” and related to the jury how she heard a child who was born alive following an abortion scream. West remembered how she referred to the dead children killed in these gruesome abortion procedures as “specimens” so she could avoid the mental trauma associated with know how they died. As local media reported: Sherry West,...
  • Pro-Life People Must Respond to the Media Blackout on Kermit Gosnell

    04/08/2013 5:36:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Kermit Gosnell is at the center of one of the most gruesome abortion investigations in our nation’s history, but one pro-life leader bemoans the lack of coverage in the mainstream media. Troy Newman, the president of Operation Rescue, says pro-life advocates need to make a concerted effort to speak out about the case. Whether it’s by passing along news items in social media, letters to the editor, calling radio talk shows or other means, Newman wants more focus on what Gosnell did. “It’s being called the Abortion Trial of the Century,” he said. “Kermit Gosnell, the “House of Horrors” abortionist,...
  • Adams v. UNCW Heads to Trial

    04/08/2013 2:50:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 8, 2013 | Mike Adams
    After six years of litigation, I am pleased to report that I have finally won the right to present my case against UNC-Wilmington to a jury of my peers here in North Carolina. My case began in September of 2006 when I was denied promotion to full professor. At the time, I had multiple teaching awards and outstanding reviews from students for my teaching. I had published more peer-reviewed articles than the vast majority of my colleagues. In fact, my department had never denied promotion to full professor to anyone with as many peer reviewed publications as I had accumulated....
  • Budget woes could delay NY trial for bin Laden kin

    04/08/2013 1:42:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 3 replies
    News 10 KTVL-TV ^ | April 8, 2013 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge in New York says he finds it "stunning" that federal budget woes could delay the start of a terrorism trial for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law. ~~snip~~ Kaplan suggested he might set a trial date as early as September. But Ghaith's lawyer complained, saying public defenders are being furloughed for more than five weeks because of automatic budget cuts. ~~snip~~ In other news: Obama Plans $195 Million in Renovation and New Construction at Guantánamo/a>
  • Clinic Worker Calls Gosnell’s Baby Jabbing Method a “Beheading”

    04/05/2013 2:08:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    An unlicensed medical worker at the abortion clinic Kermit Gosnell ran in Philadelphia had a very graphic description for the practice Gosnell employed where he jabbed medical scissors into the backs of babies’ necks to kill them. Gosnell is charged with more than 30 criminal counts including the killing of seven newborn infants and a female patient in a botched abortion. During testimony yesterday in the Gosnell murder trial, Stephen Massof described how he assisted Gosnell in “snipping” the spinal cords of babies, calling it, “literally a beheading. It is separating the brain from the body.” According to a news...
  • Conservative Leaders Demand Networks Stop Censoring Gosnell Trial

    04/04/2013 2:24:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    He brutally killed unborn babies by jamming medical scissors in the back of their necks, but the major network television stations have engaged in a blackout of coverage of his murder trial. To response, 20 prominent leaders of the conservative movement have joined Media Research Center President Brent Bozell in demanding the broadcast networks stop censoring coverage. They are also upset at the lack of coverage of the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates lobbyist who testified in favor of allowing the killing of children who survive botched abortions. MRC’s Culture and Media Institute finds that ABC, CBS, and NBC...
  • Gosnell’s trial ends in heated exchange over homicide finding

    04/01/2013 11:03:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | Operation Rescue staff
    PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2013 (Operation Rescue) - As the second week of testimony wrapped up in the Gosnell capital murder trial, emotions ran high as another argument broke out in court between Defense Attorney Jack McMahon and Medical Examiner Dr. Gary Collins over his decision to classify the overdose death of Karnamaya Mongar as a homicide. Gosnell has been charged with third degree murder in the death of Mongar, a 41-year old diminutive refugee from Bhutan, who died on November 19, 2009, from an overdose of Demerol during a 19-week abortion at Gosnell’s West Philadelphia “House of Horrors” abortion clinic....
  • Hasan trial to stay here at Fort Hood

    04/01/2013 3:03:17 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    The presiding judge in United States vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan announced several pending rulings following a pretrial hearing at Fort Hood, March 20 Col. Tara Osborn denied defense requests to move the court martial away from Fort Hood and to order a change of potential panel members. **SNIP** Osborn set the next hearing in the case for April 16.
  • Zimmerman case, Crump at work

    03/25/2013 12:33:14 PM PDT · by ArmstedFragg · 4 replies
    GZLegal website ^ | March 18, 2013 | Unknown
    The defense in the Zimmerman case has been fighting a so-far-losing battle to depose Martin family lawyer Ben Crump. He's the guy who produced "witness number 8", and provided a recording of an interview with her that had several missing portions. ABC news was also present at the interview, and has now released this recording that captures Crump's interaction with the witness. http://www.gzdocs.com/documents/0313/mfr_exhibits/exhibit_g.mp4
  • Black Christians Silent on Philly Abortion Atrocities

    03/22/2013 12:35:05 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 10 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | March 22, 2013 | JP
    Adrienne Moton wept this week as she recounted her role in the mass murder of at least 10 pre-born babies. The West Philadelphia medical assistant testified during the capital murder trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, owner of an abortion clinic in the supposed “City of Brotherly Love.” Moton told a jury that she snipped the spines of at least 10 babies, a heinous procedure even by abortion standards. She said she was ordered to do so by Gosnell, the abortion-rights equivalent of Josef Mengele. She also recalled taking a cell phone snapshot of one of the baby murder victims left...
  • Bloomberg dismisses ‘political games’ around al Qaeda suspect’s trial

    03/10/2013 4:05:18 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/09/13 | Ben Geman
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) dismissed lawmakers’ criticisms over trying a former al Qaeda spokesman in New York City as partisan politics and said he’s confident that the trial won’t present a security risk. “I suspect a lot of the controversy will be partisan controversy, part of the political games that are played in Washington,” Bloomberg told CBS. Bloomberg did not second-guess the Obama administration’s decision to try former al Qaeda spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in federal court rather than taking him to Guantanamo Bay and trying him before a military tribunal. The decision has drawn attacks from...
  • The Obama Kangaroo Court…Kill American Terrorists, Try Foreign Terrorists

    03/08/2013 3:49:47 PM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-08-13 | Curt
    Andrew McCarthy has an excellent article today entitled "While You Weren’t Looking, Obama Kills Military Commissions" which details how, once again, Obama is bypassing laws and doing things his way: In the blink of an eye, the second Obama term has turned the clock back to the pre-9/11 days, when al-Qaeda was a law-enforcement problem, not a national-security challenge. ... the administration has never forfeited its goal of returning to the Clinton-era counterterrorism, when all terrorists were deemed defendants presumed innocent, not enemies to be quelled. Now, with the help of President Obama’s Islamist confidant, Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip...
  • Trial ordered for Sandy man accused of sexually assaulting woman, her 2 children [Ex-Lds prez]

    02/10/2013 10:31:43 AM PST · by Colofornian · 39 replies
    Deseret News ^ | Feb. 5, 2011 | Emiley Morgan
    SALT LAKE CITY-A Sandy man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and two of her children has been ordered to stand trial on the charges against him. Efrey Antonio Guzman, 47, was ordered to stand trial on charges of aggravated sexual assault and aggravated burglary, first-degree felonies, as well as sex abuse of a child and forcible sexual abuse, second-degree felonies, following a hearing on evidence against him... A 13-year-old girl told police that Guzman, a "family friend," knocked on her door May 8 when she and her older brother were home alone. When Guzman learned that the brother was...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Justice Dept...reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans [No Due Process]

    02/05/2013 2:45:39 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 85 replies
    NBC ^ | 2/4/13 | Michael Isikoff
    A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be “senior operational leaders” of al-Qaida or “an associated force” -- even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S. The 16-page memo, a copy of which was obtained by NBC News, provides new details about the legal reasoning behind one of the Obama administration’s most secretive and controversial polices: its dramatically increased use of drone strikes against al-Qaida suspects, including those aimed at American citizens, such as the...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson’s trial looming - Lawyers discuss dates with judge in conference call

    01/05/2013 11:20:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Journal Standard ^ | 1/03/13 | Nick Crow
    Freeport, Ill. — Attorneys for those arrested during a Sensata plant protest and the City of Freeport spoke via conference call with Judge Jack Joyce on Wednesday to begin ironing out details for an upcoming trial date. “We’re looking at trial dates,” said City Attorney John Mitchell. “The conference that we held with the opposing counsel was to discuss three or four dates that are open over the next few months.” Lawyers are working towards a trial because the 11 protesters facing criminal trespassing charges lobbied for a trial by jury rather than agreeing to pay any fines during their...
  • House GOP plans to put fuel standard on trial in next Congress

    12/15/2012 5:34:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/15/12 | Zack Colman
    House GOP plans to put fuel standard on trial in next CongressBy Zack Colman - 12/15/12 04:13 PM ET House Republicans plan to put the renewable fuel standard on trial next Congress, a House Energy and Commerce Committee aide told The Hill. Committee staff is gearing up for hearings on the subject, citing recent concerns from the AAA motor club, automakers and the oil industry that the rule is pushing a high-ethanol fuel blend onto the market they say will damage cars. “If Congress observes the data, I think they will conclude we are putting the consumer at risk currently,”...
  • Imprisoned Philly priest appeals for bail in higher court

    09/13/2012 11:35:14 AM PDT · by count-your-change · 8 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Aug. 16, 2012 | John P. Martin, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
    Lynn is serving 3 to 6 years in state prison after a Common Pleas Court jury found him guilty of endangering children when he was secretary for clergy under Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua. Lynn, who managed archdiocesan priests assignments, let one remain in active ministry at a Northeast Philadelphia parish in the 1990s despite concluding that he had once abused a minor. That priest, Edward Avery, later sexually assaulted a 10-year-old altar boy
  • 2 consenting adults and a cow ... Farmer's raw deal over raw milk scheduled for trial

    09/02/2012 4:47:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    WND.com ^ | September 1, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    A trial that has become a symbol, in Wisconsin and across the U.S., of government criminalization of farmers for providing food directly to consumers has been rescheduled for January. But the delay from the previously scheduled September court date is expected to focus even more attention on the dispute that has dragged Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger to the court’s defendant’s table in the Sauk County Circuit Court, presided over by Judge Guy Reynolds. The state’s case against the Loganville farmer has him accused of four misdemeanor counts of violating Wisconsin’s food and dairy code. Officials with the Farm to...
  • Appeal court: Lester is out (of the Zimmeman case)

    08/30/2012 8:02:55 AM PDT · by libstripper · 5 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Aug. 29, 2012 | Rene Stutzman and Jeff Weiner,
    Second-degree murder suspect George Zimmerman gets a new judge. The Fifth District Court of Appeal in Daytona Beach on Wednesday ruled that Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. in Sanford went too far when, among other things, he described Zimmerman as a manipulator. It was "admittedly a close call," wrote Judge C. Alan Lawson, but Lester's actions, taken in total, would cause a reasonable person to fear that he is biased. The next step is for Circuit Judge Alan Dickey in Sanford to pick a new judge. It's expected to be Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson, 58, another felony trial judge...
  • George Zimmerman Is Getting A New Judge After He Alleges Flagrant Bias

    08/29/2012 3:22:14 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies
    TBI ^ | 8-29-2012 | Abby Rogers
    George Zimmerman Is Getting A New Judge After He Alleges Flagrant Bias Abby Rogers Aug. 29, 2012, 5:24 PM They said it was a "close call," but three judges for Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeals ruled George Zimmerman deserves a new judge. Zimmerman's lawyer requested a new judge last month, saying Judge Kenneth Lester is blatantly biased against his client. Lester has steadfastly refused to step down, claiming attorney Mark O'Mara's request was "legally insufficient." But now, it looks like Lester doesn't get a choice. The Fifth Circuit ruled Lester should "enter an order of disqualification which requests the...
  • First eight jurors selected in case of Walmart customer who allegedly punched employee

    08/20/2012 8:22:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    The Batavian ^ | August 20, 2012 | Howard Owens
    The first eight members of the jury in the Jacquetta Simmons trial were selected today in an day-long session aimed at weeding out those who may not be able to fairly weigh evidence in the case. Local and regional media coverage of the 27-year-old Simmons, who allegedly punched a 70-year-old employee of Walmart on Christmas Eve, has been intense and each prospective juror was asked how he or she found out about the case.
  • Trayvon Martin's parents to appear in Little Rock (WHO is paying for this!?)

    07/16/2012 7:10:14 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 25 replies
    ArkTimes ^ | 16 JUL 12 | Staff
    Trayvon Martin's parents to appear in Little Rock A news release says the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives, meeting in Little Rock next week, will hear from the parents of Trayvon Martin at a civil rights breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Martin is the 17-year-old black youth shot in Sanford, Fla., in a case that has drawn worldwide attention for the police's initial decision not to charge the shooter, George Zimmerman, though Martin was unarmed. Also speaking will be former Little Rock Mayor Lottie Shackelford. Awards also are planned, including to the Little Rock Nine; to Keith Jackson...
  • 9/11 accused don’t want hearings during Ramadan

    07/11/2012 7:41:52 AM PDT · by SteelToe · 14 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | July 11, 2012 | Carol Rosenberg
    MIAMI — Lawyers for accused Sept. 11 attacks mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his four co-defendants are seeking to postpone their Aug. 8-12 hearing at Guantanamo, noting it falls toward the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The trial judge, Army Col. James Pohl, set the date for the hearing in May and specifically ruled out an extension on grounds that it coincided with Islam’s fasting month. He noted in his order then that no defense lawyer at that point had raised objection to a hearing that coincided with Ramadan. But the attorneys do just that in a...