Gosnell movie cracks top 10 at box office

Film's co-producer: “This has been achieved despite the mainstream media virtually refusing to review the film"

A movie about Kermit Gosnell, the late-term abortionist in Philadelphia who went to prison after being convicted in connection with the deaths of three babies, hit the Top 10 films at the box office over the weekend. “We were [No. 10] on Friday and Saturday, but slipped back to 12 on Sunday,” Phelim McAleer, who co-produced the film with his wife, Ann McElhinney, said in a … [Read more...]

Baby left dead in hospital bathroom finally buried

Anonymous donor, with help from San Bernardino diocese, provides internment at Catholic cemetery

California Catholic Daily exclusive By Tom Davis It took two years, but an infant left dead and abandoned inside a restroom at a Palm Springs hospital has finally been laid to rest. On Thursday, July 27, Baby Girl Rose Herrera-Cornejo was buried at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery in Colton, while prayers were offered and baby pink roses fell on the small … [Read more...]

Gov. Jerry Brown issues Easter pardons and commutations

Among them was commutation of the sentence for a Los Angeles woman who was 18 when convicted of killing her newborn child

Continuing his tradition of considering the requests of felons for a second chance both at Christmas and Easter, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday issued 72 pardons and seven sentence commutations for crimes ranging from burglary to being an accomplice in a murder. The bulk of the actions by Brown, however, were for nonviolent drug crimes. Former prisoners who served time for those … [Read more...]

How Gosnell’s House of Horrors made me pro-life

LA-based filmmaker and co-author of "Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer," says covering trial changed her views

I never trusted or liked pro-life activists. Even at college I thought them too earnest and too religious. I thought the shocking images they showed were manipulative. I distinctly remember my argument: A heart transplant is gross to look at, too. I don’t want to look at pictures of that, and heart transplants are brilliant. So back off, pro-lifers with your scary … [Read more...]

You can hold her but don’t let her live

UCSF professor: Abortion survivors “should not necessarily receive” medical care

The following comes from a March 19 LiveAction News article by Cassy Fiano: It seems like common sense: if a baby survives an abortion, he or she should immediately be given medical care and doctors should work to save their lives. Unfortunately, this isn’t always what happens, and abortion advocates (like our own president, Barack Obama) fight fiercely against regulations … [Read more...]

Obamacare has already led to healthcare rationing, claims campaign task force member

"It's reasonable for healthcare providers to kill mentally disabled babies"

The following comes from a April 30 Campus Reform article by Peter J. Hasson: Princeton professor and animal rights activist Peter Singer argued in a radio interview that it is “reasonable” for healthcare providers, insurance companies, and government programs such as Medicare or Medicaid to kill mentally disabled babies. Singer appeared on the Aaron Klein Investigative … [Read more...]

Can a woman drown a two-year-old after losing her job?

Surprising answers from Calif. college students

The following comes from a Jan. 3 posting on the blogsite of the Survivors. I view the abortion debate as a spectrum. One pole is 100% pro-life, against abortion and contraception in all circumstances, and the other pole is 100% pro-abortion at any stage, even after birth. Many Americans take the pro-life end of the spectrum. Few Americans publicly defend the pro-abortion … [Read more...]