Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer

This movie about “Dr.” Kermit Gosnell has been made (by the makers of FrackNation). They can’t get it released and shown, yet.

The filmmakers will be presenting their story, and book, on January 25, 2017 at the Heritage Foundation in D.C.

Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer

In 2013, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted of killing four people, including three babies, but is thought to have killed hundreds, perhaps thousands more in a 30-year killing spree. ABC News correspondent Terry Moran described Gosnell as “America’s most prolific serial killer.” Gosnell is currently serving three life sentences (without the possibility of parole) for murdering babies and patients at his “House of Horrors” abortion clinic.

Gosnell – now a major movie starring Dean Cain (Lois & Clarke) – reveals how the investigation that brought Gosnell to justice started as a routine drug investigation and turned into a shocking unmasking of America’s biggest serial killer. It details how compliant politicians and bureaucrats allowed him to carry out his grisly trade because they didn’t want to be accused of “attacking abortion.” Gosnell also exposes the media cover-up that saw reporters refusing to cover a story that shone an unwelcome spotlight on abortion in America in the 21st Century.

You can visit the indiegogo page for the Gosnell movie to watch a video from the movie’s creators.

You can read more about “Dr.” Gosnell in the Salvo online archives.

Killing with Blindness
Abortion After Dr. Gosnell
by Marcia Segelstein

Whether the shocking revelations of what took place in Kermit Gosnell’s abortion clinic in Philadelphia will ultimately be viewed as a turning point on the issue of abortion remains to be seen. At the very least, the horrors revealed have prompted many commentators and lawmakers to reconsider the fine line between late-term abortion and infanticide. Pulling back the curtain on what can—and does—happen in abortion clinics makes the discomfiting reality that abortion is the killing of babies harder to evade.

Dr. Kermit Gosnell was sentenced to life in prison for snipping the necks of babies who had been born alive during late-term abortions performed at his facility. But, as the Christian Post starkly put it, “if Gosnell had killed the fetuses before delivering them, his actions would have been legal.”1 Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, believes that with the Gosnell trial, “people are forced to confront the icky factor of abortion, of what abortion really is.” She wonders whether, as a result, people will see the “logical fallacies” of abortion.2 If followers of the grisly trial felt squeamish about what happened to those babies outside the womb, how would they feel knowing the details of what happens inside during legal abortions? As Kirsten Powers, a pro-choice columnist for USA Today wrote,

“Regardless of . . . whether Gosnell was killing the infants one second after they left the womb instead of partially inside or completely inside the womb—as in a routine late-term abortion—is merely a matter of geography. That one is murder and the other is a legal procedure is morally irreconcilable.3″

While Powers’s issue is with late-term abortions (typically defined as beyond 16–18 weeks), the same concerns exist no matter what stage of pregnancy a woman is in.

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7. ETI In the Sky
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6. Our Quantum Leap
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Adults Raised by Gays Take Up the Cause of Children’s Rights
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Transgender Disorder & Really Bad Psychiatry
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The “Pagan Origins of Christmas” . . . a Myth Without Historical Substance

HiResThis Christmas season, you’ll likely have some holiday-sweater-wearing, nog-breathed, know-it-all regale you with this buzzkill of a story. Well fear not, dear reader. After checking out this article from Touchstone, you can face down the Grinch in question with your Christmas cheer well intact.

Calculating Christmas
The Story Behind December 25
by William J. Tighe

Many Christians think that Christians celebrate Christ’s birth on December 25th because the church fathers appropriated the date of a pagan festival. Almost no one minds, except for a few groups on the fringes of American Evangelicalism, who seem to think that this makes Christmas itself a pagan festival. But it is perhaps interesting to know that the choice of December 25th is the result of attempts among the earliest Christians to figure out the date of Jesus’ birth based on calendrical calculations that had nothing to do with pagan festivals.

Rather, the pagan festival of the “Birth of the Unconquered Sun” instituted by the Roman Emperor Aurelian on 25 December 274, was almost certainly an attempt to create a pagan alternative to a date that was already of some significance to Roman Christians. Thus the “pagan origins of Christmas” is a myth without historical substance.

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Questions About Doubt

Here’s a short interview with respected Christian apologist, evangelist, and writer Josh McDowell–conducted by his son, Sean McDowell, who is a respected apologist by his own right. Sean has been a contributor to Salvo recently, focusing on College issues.

From seanmcdowell.org

Lessons from My Father: Doubt

SeanMcDowell.org

SEAN: Dad, do you ever have doubts about your faith? If so, what kinds?

JOSH: Yes, I’ve had doubts. I think that if you don’t doubt, you don’t grow. If you don’t doubt, you don’t learn. Because as Christians, we should constantly be learning new things all the time, then doubt can be a good thing. Yet every time we learn new things, new questions and challenges arise that we may not be able to answer. And some of these doubts tie directly to our walk with Christ. Our posture should like the man who came to Jesus and said, “I believe; help my unbelief” (Mark 9:24). We grow when we seek truth amidst doubt.

SEAN: How do you personally handle when you have doubts and questions?

JOSH: It really depends on what kind of doubt it is. People can doubt different kinds of doubts—apologetic, theological, moral and other. For me, I try to ask myself why I have the doubt. Have I done enough homework on this subject? Have I really studied the topic and come to an informed, balanced understanding? And second, I go to Scripture. Scripture can answer roughly 50% of my doubts. For the other issues, I might go to William Lane Craig, Ravi Zacharias, and other apologists. Personally speaking, I always go to my wife Dottie. She’s probably my greatest help.

SEAN: What are some poor ways people handle doubt?

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The Benham Brothers. They’ve Been There

screen-shot-2016-12-01-at-10-35-46-amIf you’re unfamiliar with this story, you can read about it here (BuzzFeed’s hit piece on Chip and Joanna Gaines is dangerous). The website BuzzFeed ran a hit-piece on Chip and Joanna Gaines because they attend a church with traditional teaching on gay “marriage” and apparently BuzzFeed doesn’t think people who attend such a church should have jobs hosting television shows. The Benham Brothers have experienced this kind of thing themselves. Watch their video and you can read their story written up in Salvo a little while back.

Twins Speak
Jason & David Benham Drew Fire Because of Love
by Terrell Clemmons