A Roundup of Reporting on the Kermit Gosnell Case


Kermit Gosnell is on trial after his arrest in January 2011. Here is a roundup of coverage of the case from RH Reality Check and elsewhere.

From RH Reality Check:

Secrecy, Stigma: Roots of Substandard Abortion Care, Charlotte Taft, April 8, 2010

Doctor Who Performed Illegal Abortions Indicted for Murder, Amie Newman, January 19, 2011

Quality Abortion Care is the Norm, Despite Recent Headlines, Vicki Saporta, January 21, 2011

Why Did They Seek Abortions There? How Abortion Bans Threaten Women’s Lives, Patty Skuster and Susan Schewel, January 24, 2011

Illegal Abortion Providers and Anti-Choice Irresponsibility, Amanda Marcotte, January 24, 2011

Podcast: STI Stigma, Memphis Pregnancies, and Confronting Kermit Gosnell, Amanda Marcotte, January 30, 2011

Learning the Right Lessons From the Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Disaster, Carole Joffe, January 31, 2011

Dr. Gosnell Is Not Me, Dr. Lynette Leighton, February 15, 2011

Pennsylvania Joins in Proliferation of Dangerous TRAP Laws, Jodi Jacobson, September 11, 2011

Separating Truth From Lies Around the Kermit Gosnell Case, Amanda Marcotte, April 14, 2013

Media Silence on Gosnell? Let’s Talk About the Women of Color Without Decent Health Care , Erin Grant, April 16, 2013

Other coverage:

It takes one bad abortion clinic…, Kate Harding, Salon, February 24, 2010

Doctor Is Charged in Killing of Newborns, Sabrina Tavernise, New York Times, January 19, 2011

‘House of horrors’ alleged at abortion clinic, MSNBC, January 19, 2011

Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell charged with murdering 7 infants with scissors, Lauren Johnston, New York Daily News, January 19, 2011

Why the Pa. Abortion Doc’s Case Is About Poverty, Not Roe v. Wade, Belinda Luscombe, Time, January 20, 2011

The Twisted Abortion Doctor, Michelle Goldberg, The Daily Beast, January 20, 2011

Kermit Gosnell, Phila. Abortion Doctor, Seems Confused by Murder Charges, Shocked by No Bail, Caroline Black, CBS News, January 21, 2011

Kermit Gosnell Abortion Clinic Was Not Inspected For 17 Years, Marian Wang, ProPublica January 21, 2011

Philly abortion clinic horror highlights need for more access, Lori Adelman,The Grio, January 21, 2011

Squalid Abortion Clinic Escaped State Oversight, Sabrina Tavernise, New York Times, January 22, 2011

Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s Horror Show, Katha Pollitt, The Nation, January 27, 2011

How Kermit Gosnell Got Over—and Poor Women of Color Paid the Price, Akiba Solomon, Colorlines, February 1, 2011

Doctor accused of severing babies’ spines with scissors in ‘house of horrors’, CNN, Mark Morganstein, March 4, 2013

Abortion Doctor’s Murder Trial Opens, The New York Times, Jon Hurdle, March 18, 2013

In Kermit Gosnell abortion case, ex-employees say clinic was horrific place, Maryclaire Dale, Washington Post, April 12, 2013

Kermit Gosnell, Abortion Doctor, Enters 5th Week Of Murder Trial; More Gruesome Details Revealed, Maryclaire Dale, Washington Post, April 15, 2013

The Gosnell case: Here’s what you need to know, Sarah Kliff, Washington Post, April 15, 2013

Five Lessons from the Gosnell Abortion-Clinic Controversy, Scott Lemieux, The American Prospect, April 15, 2013

Kermit Gosnell trial: Will it affect abortion rights?, Linda Feldman, Christian Science Monitor, April 15, 2013

If More Funding Went to Safe, Legal Abortions, Would Kermit Gosnell Have Happened?, Jeff Deeney, The Atlantic, April 15, 2013

Kermit Gosnell Murder Trial: Pennsylvania abortion doctor’s trial enters 5th week, CBS News, April 15, 2013

The real Kermit Gosnell story? Misogyny, Jill Filipovic, Al Jazeera, April 16, 2013

What the Gosnell Horror Reveals About the Abortion Debate, Sarah Seltzer, The Jewish Daily Forward, April 17, 2013

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