Corbett demands answers on clinic

Health inspectors sporadically inspected the Women's Medical Society in West Philadelphia for 13 years after it opened in 1979. The clinic had not been inspected since 1993, according to a grand jury report this week. Authorities allege workers used unsanitary equipment to induce labor in women with late-term pregnancies, snipping babies' spines and keeping body parts in jars.

The report says state officials ignored horrific conditions during the ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Roland F. Hirsch - Jan 22, 2011 - 5:44 PM PST
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Roland F. Hirsch
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by Roland F. Hirsch - Jan. 22, 2011

This news article is excellent journalism. The author provides new information on the mass murder in Philadelphia, including quotes from several present and former state officials. The article is non-partisan, noting that the major problems began when a Republican Governor replaced a Democrat in 1993. Well written.

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by Katie Sells - Jan. 23, 2011

This article is shocking. I can't believe this great tragedy was going on unrecognized for so long. The relationship between health and the government is largely at play here. Health is a sensitive subject and because abortion is so controversial, I can see why the government would be hesitant to manage what goes on in abortion clinics. But, the government should always keep citizen's best interests in mind- especially when it comes to their health. The government is entirely ... More »

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