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A jury got to deciding the fate of an abortion doctor accused of murder prosecutors say that Kermit Gaza now.
Killed four babies who survived abortion attempts at a clinic in Philadelphia.
He allegedly performed illegal late term abortions and shockingly.
Peter -- is -- that are larger Fox News -- and I.
Special coming up this Friday called see no evil talk about that in a moment first of the case here.
He went deep into this doctor's background and investigating where he was and how we operated Philadelphia.
What you found is that he was a controversial figure years ago.
Oh yes bill -- Mean going back forty years.
In the late sixties early 1970s -- -- us now -- this freshly minted.
A world of choice before him.
Who located himself.
Right at the heart of the radical fringe of the abortion rights movement there was a this was when -- was being considered by the Supreme Court early seventies yes.
And and there was a radical feminist group.
That decided to stage a political event little piece of political theater over -- weekend in May 1972.
Mother's Day weekend.
They were going to basically.
Do -- -- abortion make a political statement.
They ship then.
And various stages of pregnancy some of them quite advanced all they needed was a medical doctor to be the star of this -- -- and he criticism and ship.
Doctor Kermit does now said yes and what they were going to do was perform these abortions with an experimental.
That was basically designed at the kitchen table of an abortion quack from California which is another story but.
It was an essence a plastic -- ball that would be in certain of these young women.
And the idea was that it would precipitate abortion.
The public television was brought in to help publicize the event and have recorded.
Now lost two to history.
Turned out to be a disastrous.
And -- referred to this is the Mother's Day massacre there is a doctor were about to hear from Sidney Wolfe yes that is featured in your reporting on just went to listen to this.
Were never told that this is next -- and there were never told.
Some of the known dangers about it doctor -- -- license should have been yanked then.
His license was not taken away.
No -- I'm not because no in fact was defined.
Fifteen women nine suffered very serious.
Complications a couple of them had surgeries.
And major hysterectomy was performing you know -- one woman.
And the doctor doesn't else.
You know what I am doing is.
In fact rather than just talking about women's reproductive rights I'm going to do something.
About it and what he did was opening an abortion clinic and West Philadelphia.
And he ran that for three decades plus and -- -- thousands and thousands and thousands of of abortion some of which were quite.
Problem and I know you have done a lot of work on this and we're gonna see a lot of that on Friday evening.
A jury is currently deliberating this and we're gonna get your program on Friday night so.
To our viewers at home check out Peter's work in the rest of our Fox News team it's called see no evil the current Gaza -- case is hosted by -- there.
-- airs Friday night 9 o'clock eastern time Peter thank you for your time this morning.
-- awful story.
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