Posts tagged "infanticide"

Would Barack Obama have convicted Kermit Gosnell of murder?

When a Philadelphia jury convicted Dr. Kermit Gosnell of three counts of murder for killing three infants born alive after attempted abortions, the question jumped into my mind: Would Barack Obama have voted to convict Gosnell if the president had been on the jury. It’s a highly speculative question to which we’ll never get an... Read more »

What legal abortion has wrought: Kermit Gosnell

A murder trial in Philadelphia has shocked and horrified the nation. Well, perhaps not everyone; the weekslong trial of Dr. Kermit B. Gosnell, charged with seven murders, hasn’t seemed to interest the major media, (See also: Washington Post, USA Today and Slate)despite the grisly nature of his alleged crimes. Could it be because Gosnell is an abortionist, who... Read more »

The Spartans were more honest about infanticide and eugenics

The Spartans surely knew what to do with Down Syndrome children and other newborns that were considered less than desirable. Here’s one description: Shortly after birth, a mother would bathe her child in wine to see whether the child was strong. If the child survived it was brought before the Gerousia by the child’s father.... Read more »
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