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Thread: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

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    "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Do you think there are more Kermit Gosnells in this country? (If you don't know the story, you need to know...)

    Abortion Doctor Trial: Coverage of Kermit Gosnell Case Sparks Debate

    If so, what should be done about this?


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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    We had a Doctor in Las Vegas who ran a mass production colonoscopy clinic. Thing is, he didn't want to wate time or money on sterilizing anything. Eventually, he was caught and his staff eagerly testified against him.

    Assembly-line colonoscopies at clinic described - Las Vegas Sun News

    His employees kept quiet for thousands of procedures.

    So, yeah, there are some very bad medical people. I don't personally know anybody who hasn't heard of this Gosnell case, at least vaguely. I suspect it's all too common.

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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    I have no idea if there are more, however I believe the more restrictions placed on women the more of these. "doctors" you will see. If abortion is made illegal, they will simply go underground..


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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Of course they are everywhere.

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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    I have no idea if there are more, however I believe the more restrictions placed on women the more of these. "doctors" you will see. If abortion is made illegal, they will simply go underground..
    And what restrictions caused this doctor to behead babies?


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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    So, yeah, there are some very bad medical people. I don't personally know anybody who hasn't heard of this Gosnell case, at least vaguely. I suspect it's all too common.
    Honestly, this is the first I've heard of this, which surprises me. I get print newspaper 7 days a week, I watch the news regularly and also check in with the news online often as well, sometimes 2 or 3 times a day.
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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    And what restrictions caused this doctor to behead babies?
    The lack of competition due to the fear of being murdered by the moral fascists on the right
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    I don't have any issue with any investigation.
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    And what restrictions caused this doctor to behead babies?

    "Pennsylvania, like other states, permits legal abortion within a regulatory framework. Physicians must, for example, provide counseling about the nature of the procedure. Minors must have parental or judicial consent. All women must wait 24 hours after first visiting the facility, in order to fully consider their decision. But Gosnell's compliance with such requirements was casual at best. At the Women's Medical Society, the only question that really mattered was whether you had the cash. Too young? No problem. Didn't want to wait? Gosnell provided same-day service".


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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    "Pennsylvania, like other states, permits legal abortion within a regulatory framework. Physicians must, for example, provide counseling about the nature of the procedure. Minors must have parental or judicial consent. All women must wait 24 hours after first visiting the facility, in order to fully consider their decision. But Gosnell's compliance with such requirements was casual at best. At the Women's Medical Society, the only question that really mattered was whether you had the cash. Too young? No problem. Didn't want to wait? Gosnell provided same-day service".
    So what is it you're saying, pb? That restrictions on abortions need to be eased even more?


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    Re: "The House of Horrors" Gosnell case

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    So what is it you're saying, pb? That restrictions on abortions need to be eased even more?
    The more you restrict it, the more they will go elsewhere, that's the unintended consequence.


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