Thursday, March 28, 2013

NPR segment on Gosnell murder trial and abortion clinic inspections

NPR actually mentions the Gosnell murder trial. They don't go into a ton of detail and focus mostly on how the state has picked up inspections but the end of the article is rather powerful.
Abortion opponents were not the only ones supporting Baker's legislation. State Rep. Margo Davidson says her 22-year-old cousin, Semika Shaw, died of sepsis and infection after an abortion at Gosnell's clinic. Davidson delivered an emotional speech on the Statehouse floor in 2011.

Dedicating her vote to Shaw, Davidson said she hopes the law will safeguard the health of women seeking abortions, "so that never again will a woman walk into a licensed health care facility in the state of Pennsylvania and be butchered, as she was."

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