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Philadelphia abortionist faces multiple murder counts

Catholic World News - January 19, 2011

A Philadelphia abortionist has been charged with 8 counts of murder.

Dr. Kermith Gosnell was arrested after a woman died following a botched abortion. Prosecutors charge that he also killed 7 infants who were born alive after he illegally attempted late-term abortions. He has also been under investigation for providing improper prescriptions for drugs.

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jan. 21, 2011 11:56 AM ET USA

    Some deluded soul commented that there would be many more such cases if abortion were legalized. What a justification! If they only would open their eyes to the carnage already taking place in the name of "women's health".

  • Posted by: cloudchaser64 - Jan. 19, 2011 6:39 PM ET USA

    This report doesn't report the 8th count was a woman who died of a perforated uterus because of the good doctor's recklessness.

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