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As any intelligent human being would be at this point I was disappointed and he's upset at me.
We aired out our position on this over.
A long trial we had a fair trial.
When we got put out our position.
And the jury spoke.
Has doctor Kermit does -- defense attorney Jack McMahon describing his client's reaction.
After he was convicted of first degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive.
After doctor down because now -- botched about abortion attempts them.
Last week got -- was sentenced to more than three consecutive life sentences being behind bars after operating -- Philadelphia clinic for decades.
Where he performed hundreds of illegal late term abortions.
The clinic was described by investigators as a filthy decrepit house of horrors -- -- now demonstrated very little concern for his patients or their babies.
Now some are shocked to hear the -- now -- quote disappointed and upset.
Over his conviction.
And wondering whether he expressed any such sentiments for his victims.
Joining me now -- first cable news interview since the verdict -- that's -- attorney Jack McMahon.
Jack thank you very much for being here and I -- -- -- from the -- we don't -- that.
Attorney with the sins of the client that's not the way this system works -- got in this country.
But let me just pick up with you there because.
You know coming out describing his hand -- -- sad and and we heard testimony that he wasn't upset when he was -- -- -- babies -- laughing about how one child.
When -- was big enough to walk into the bus stop.
It was a moment it was a little it was a little surreal to hear about how upset he was at his own fortune -- thought.
Well I mean that was the question that was asked me how he was feeling the honest answer was he was upset and -- had a trial we.
Put out our position we tried to win the case and any time you.
Try to win and you lose a large portion of the case you're going to be disappointed I don't care who ER I mean that's just a normal human reaction.
I don't think it's anything indicative anything nefarious on his part that's just -- -- human.
You spent a lot of time with him.
And I mean it's it's funny you should -- -- just being human because I was.
That that was one of the questions raised by the prosecution in this case -- what kind of a human being could do this could abort babies that were you know.
Thirty weeks along I mean I mean these are these are babies are no longer.
These are embryos these are babies -- can survive outside the womb or what what was your experience with doctor -- now.
Well as I said before doctor guys now was.
A dream client.
In this business some some of them -- a dream and for two and a half years he's been nothing but a gentlemen.
Fully appreciative of the work that I've done for him.
A complete gentleman I mean he's is a soft spoken man he's an intelligent man.
And you know -- -- -- the sit there and tell you that that things didn't get out of hand and that things went a bit a riot that location.
But as far as the totality of doctor guys now.
He's not just defined by the events of two thousand and -- defined by 72 years of life.
Bit -- ride.
I mean Jack well I hit -- -- were there the testimony was the babies were born alive wiggling on the operating table.
Were crying and he -- -- in the back -- -- how true first of all that's not that that's not the testimony and I can give you the transcripts if you wanna know what action the jury found him guilty of murder.
Oh absolutely -- fact that birdie there was eight.
And he's got convicted of -- and that's correct but he was also charged with eight murders.
And got a lot of them -- not guilty I thought challenging your assertion that things went a little awry at the clinic.
Well it did because there was no oversight for over eighteen years nobody ever came -- looked at that location.
And and then things went down -- I would agree with that that places.
Should have been checked on a yearly basis and I abortion clinics that -- 71 of the province especially you know at the number one problem lies doctor -- got now.
Well I mean that's a simplistic way to look at it and I don't think that's or what exactly you -- -- just factual.
Well well I mean when you sit there and say that the babies were squirming -- -- on the operating table that's just not true I mean you can get the transcription read it and find out what the -- testimony was of the three babies are you disputing now that they were born alive -- the jury found before doctor about -- very.
The jury found that and we respect that and that's their belief.
Doctor guys now come -- and telling you had a trial that's always had to -- model.
And he failed in many try to kill them once they were born alive after the jury says that's the jury found -- in Alexandria fed up that wasn't the advantages -- the clinic with this with the -- had defecated all over it.
Furniture and blankets stained with blood instruments not practical -- paralyzed true -- not true that did not true difference in the way he treated women of color -- white not true.
Okay all of its not true not all the -- he's right there.
Now now they found guilty of murder -- and again that's their decision and that's what we're standing by.
But what you just sat there about babies permanent table blood soaked blankets.
Us tools not being sterilized.
Is all not accurate estimate the testimony was in the trial that was the -- that was not a good I was not sure it was an Atlantic it was great.
What women -- that -- -- -- everybody in the one that he was convicted of involuntarily manslaughter.
Well let me say this -- he had over 161000 patients -- most all of them were -- to repeat business that tells you something right there.
It does and it's nothing good.
I mean the problem no problem here at the Jack is that he was running a late term abortion clinic that is what -- nobody you know.
Well and we and it -- don't know the facts you don't know the facts that's not true how -- Did you have an abortion how does the baby -- born alive -- generally you would sort of out of a baby early on in the in the pregnancy it doesn't want to.
Running a late term abortion there -- late term abortions he was -- of that and they were wrong.
But the vast vast majority over 95% of them were all first term abortions but very rarely were they.
And when -- went in but the women and found 47 fetus is there 45 of them were all legally within the limit of 24 weeks and can I make it why don't say it was body parts of the little babies around the clinic might keep defeat prop.
Again that's again your would not an understanding evidence you're not paying attention what the real evidence was and you want the evidence being what you think it -- -- what it is why -- you but he can't fit -- well.
All the commonwealth witnesses testified every witness for the government testified that the reason that he kept.
A few of the body parts which were feet or for purposes of DNA analysis for the as requested by the a patient's family.
That's why did it he had 161000 abortions and they found two or three feet so don't system -- and start finally I know I do not call registry -- -- -- move by just two or three baby's -- being chopped off and kept as souvenirs I understand that how they want souvenirs if you -- at all and I -- I -- about why -- laugh about the baby that he was trying to abort that he did -- that was big enough to walk into the bus stop I was that's a fine.
I didn't I don't we don't believe that's just who is true I mean that's what he -- -- he never admitted that to me and I don't believe that those -- true that's what they said.
-- I can't comment on something that he says never happened.
I'd start up within minutes we don't -- -- lawyers with the sins of the clients and that's true but.
Listening you -- -- you guys suffering from Stockholm syndrome because you seem to believe this is -- -- No I'm not telling hint -- running and he murdered little batons.
Listen you sit there and say that they're squirming around a table -- as if that's not the actual vacation I want you.
Really not really arguing that point let me concede to you then I -- -- do you.
For the purposes of discussion that they -- not squirming around a table they were born alive -- they were born a lot of the jury and Atlanta Georgia are an event.
And then he and then I thinking citizen -- next how do you -- independent now.
I'm not I'm defending we present a defense for two months that these babies were not born alive that they were injected -- with the pharmaceutical the -- in which causes it or you don't.
Fetal demise and that was requested by the women that they agreed to and that these babies were dead in -- row.
As evidence in the case -- suggests that they let me examiner also said that they yeah that's their own when they are past medical examiner in this state I do it yet it's not an ambulatory and if you're big.
I agree with you and -- end up like what I've come out of those guys realizing that 24 weeks is a bad.
The turner it should be like 1617 weeks that would be a far better thing because the babies would not be even arguably viable at that point -- and I think the law should be changed that I think pro choice.
Would have still the right to choose but -- got to -- quicker.
And I think that's something that should come out of this I think more regulation should come out of these locations I'm not sitting -- saying it was all done right.
Actually I shouldn't say that because -- protest Americans and other groups like Planned Parenthood are disputing some of the regulations that have been proposed Jack thanks for coming -- My pleasure.
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