Via Pundit Press:
LaToya Ransome isn't the only one to begin speaking out. Davida Johnson "claims she was forced by the doctor to continue" an abortion after she asked him to stop the procedure. [. . .]The rest of Johnson's story:
"I said, 'I don't want to do this,' and he smacked me. They tied my hands and arms down and gave me more medication,"
This so called doctor brutalized women in a primarily african american community in Philadelphia. Taking their money and treating them as if they were dogs. Margaret Sanger would be proud that her vision was working so efficiently.
When Davida Johnson walked into Dr. Kermit Gosnell's clinic to get an abortion in 2001, she saw what she described as dazed women sitting in dirty, bloodstained recliners. As the abortion got under way, she had a change of heart — but claims she was forced by the doctor to continue. [. . .]The report doesn't tell us who sent her to Gosnell, but we can be sure it wasn't one of the pro-life picketers who had frightened her over at Planned Parenthood. Whatever she feared couldn't possibly have been worse than what ultimately happened to her and her child.
Johnson, then 21, had a 3-year-old daughter when she became pregnant again. She said she first went to Planned Parenthood in downtown Philadelphia but was frightened away by protesters.
"The picketers out there, they just scared me half to death," Johnson, now 30, recalled this week.
Someone sent her to Gosnell's West Philadelphia clinic, at the Women's Medical Society, saying anti-abortion protesters wouldn't be a problem there. She said she paid him $400 cash.
Anti-abortion protesters did picket and pray outside Gosnell's "clinic" over the years. Unfortunately, they weren't there the day Davida Johnson showed up. If they had been, things may have gone quite differently for Johnson and the baby she wasn't sure she wanted.
A few months after the abortion, she began to have gynecological problems. An examination revealed venereal disease. She blames Gosnell, 69, for the lifelong illness, which she declined to identify, and for the four miscarriages she has subsequently suffered.
Johnson learned last week that Philadelphia prosecutors believe Gosnell frequently delivered late-term babies alive at his clinic, then severed their spines with scissors, and often stored the fetal bodies — along with staff lunches — in refrigerators at the squalid facility. Tiny baby feet, prosecutors said, were discovered in specimen jars, lined up in a macabre collection.
"Did he do that to mine? Did he stab him in the neck?" Johnson asked at her North Philadelphia home. "Because I was out of it. I don't know what he did to my baby."
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