Tag: Philadephia

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Opinion

Gosnell case shows why abortion rights need protection

by Ilyse Hogue (CNN) — I didn’t want to start my new job as the president of a national pro-choice organization by taking a close look at the shocking case of Dr. Kermit Gosnell. I couldn’t avoid the ugly truth of Gosnell’s actions, and like everyone else, I recoiled in horror when I learned what he had done. On Monday, Gosnell was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder.

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National

Protests force Philadelphia mayor to abort speech

SHOUTED DOWN–Mayor Michael Nutter attempts to delivers his budget address to city council at City Hall, March 14, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Deafening protests forced Philadelphia’s mayor to abandon his annual budget address in the middle of his speech.