Abortion doctor gets life in prison

Philadelphia doctor Kermit Gosnell was found guilty on May 13 of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive. He struck a deal to avoid the death penalty and was given three life sentences.

FILE - In this March 8, 2010 file photo, Dr. Kermit Gosnell is seen during an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News at his attorney's office in Philadelphia. Gosnell was found guilty Monday, May 13, 2013 of found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby. Gosnell was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the overdose death of a patient. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, Yong Kim, File)

Kermit Gosnell's defense lawyer Jack McMahon speaks outside the justice center, Monday, May 13, 2013, in Philadelphia. Gosnell, accused of performing illegal, late-term abortions in a clinic has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Cracks run through a logo on Dr. Kermit Gosnell's former facility, the Women's Medical Society, in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 where prosecutors allege he killed five people, including a patient and four viable babies allegedly born alive. Assistant District Attorney Ed Cameron called Gosnell's operation an assembly line where a stream of poor, mostly minority women and teens endured hours of painful labor and delivery because Gosnell did not successfully abort babies in utero. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office shows a procedure room at the Women's Medical Society in Philadelphia. Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, who catered to minorities, immigrants and poor women at the Women's Medical Society, was charged Wednesday Jan. 19, 2011, with eight counts of murder in the deaths of a patient and seven babies who were born alive and then killed according to prosecutors. Prosecutors said Gosnell employed untrained, unlicensed workers in a deplorable facility with broken or unsterile equipment. (AP Photo/Philadelphia District Attorney)

Letters are missing from the directory of Dr. Kermit Gosnell's former facility, the Women's Medical Society, in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Gosnell, who catered to poor women, was charged Wednesday Jan. 19, 2011, with eight counts of murder in the deaths of a patient and seven babies who were born alive and then killed according to prosecutors. Prosecutors said Gosnell employed untrained, unlicensed workers in a deplorable facility with broken or unsterile equipment. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

This Wednesday, May 1, 2013 photo shows Dr. Kermit Gosnell's former facility, the Women's Medical Society, in Philadelphia where prosecutors allege he killed five people, including a patient and four viable babies allegedly born alive. Assistant District Attorney Ed Cameron called Gosnell's operation an assembly line where a stream of poor, mostly minority women and teens endured hours of painful labor and delivery because Gosnell did not successfully abort babies in utero. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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