The verdict is in. Kermit Gosnell is guilty of three counts of first-degree murder for killing babies born alive and one count of manslaughter for killing an adult patient.
In reaction, Jay Sekulow, ACLJ Chief Counsel, said this:
The verdict underscores the fact that killing newborn babies is murder, despite the fact that it commenced during an abortion process. The verdict represents a significant step forward in protecting human life, no matter how young. By rejecting the absurd suggestion that these babies were not alive when they were murdered, the jury sent a powerful message - there are legal consequences to taking the life of a newborn baby. Justice has been served with the verdict in this case.
This is going to be a major showdown at the Supreme Court against the abortion industry, as the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a big abortion related case – a case we urged the Court to take. Months ago we told you how we filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States in Gee v.
You may have seen this past week headlines from a variety of news outlets loudly proclaiming the death of conscience rights: “ Trump’s ‘conscience rule’ for health providers blocked by federal judge .” “ Second federal judge strikes down Trump’s ‘conscience protection’ rule for health care...
On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we talked about two different cases. The first, being the fight over the President’s taxes likely heading to the Supreme Court. The second, being the ACLJ’s fight for American soldiers before the ICC. The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of...
Two big things happened this week in our trial against Planned Parenthood. One of the Defendants majorly undercut Planned Parenthood’s case, explaining what he thought Planned Parenthood “bought all of, was this business model that runs directly contrary to the federal law in fetal tissue sales.”