Gosnell Trial
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Relaxing restrictions

Abortion | Despite the horrors revealed during the Gosnell trial, Gov. Andrew Cuomo seeks to expand access to late-term abortions in New York
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/16/13, 12:22 pm

NEW YORK—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, vowed to push through the state legislature a Women’s Equality Act before the current legislative session ends on June 20. The act, he said, would include a provision to expand the legality of late-term abortions. 

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Will the Gosnell trial be a turning point in the abortion wars?

Abortion
by Cal Thomas
Posted 5/16/13, 10:29 am

It was the pictures and riveting testimony that convinced a Philadelphia jury that abortionist Kermit Gosnell was guilty of murdering three infants born alive following botched late-term abortions and also guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Karnamaya Mongar, who overdosed on Demerol during an abortion at Gosnell’s facility.

How ironic that the Gosnell decision was delivered the day after Mother’s Day.

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Jurors aren't the only ones who need counseling

Abortion
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 5/16/13, 08:37 am

My son and I had dinner with a young couple who are expecting a baby in four months. I asked the husband so many questions about what it feels like to be a father and whether it is an emotional experience that my son finally started making fun of my oddly misdirected concern: “You would think he’s the one carrying the baby and having morning sickness, Mom! Why don’t you ask her how it feels?”

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