NYT calls murdered babies ‘fetuses’ in article about Gosnell conviction

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      Prior to joining TheDC, Vince was the Web Editor for, and a radio talk show host for The Talk Station (WTKF/WJNC) in Morehead City, N.C.

The New York Times referred to three murdered children as “fetuses” in an article about the conviction of Kermit Gosnell Monday.

Gosnell, a former Philadelphia abortion doctor, was found guilty of first-degree murder Monday afternoon for severing the necks of three born-alive infants.

The New York Times referred to those infants as “fetuses” six times in the paper’s write-up:

The verdict came after a five-week trial in which the prosecution and the defense battled over whether the fetuses Dr. Gosnell was charged with killing were alive when they were removed from their mothers.


Dr. Gosnell was acquitted of one first-degree murder charge involving an aborted fetus.


Clinic workers who appeared as witnesses for the prosecution said some of the fetuses appeared to move or make noises.


…Dr. Gosnell kept the severed feet of aborted fetuses in dozens of jars around his clinic…


…Mr. McMahon argued that there was no evidence that any of the fetuses were born alive…


Mr. McMahon also dismissed prosecutors’ arguments that one of the fetuses, Baby C, was alive after being aborted.

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