Houston doctor accused of brutal, illegal late-term abortions

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HOUSTON, TX – It’s a disturbing story, no matter what you think about abortion.

Pro-life group Operation Rescue says a Houston doctor is guilty of performing late-term abortions and a number of other illegal practices and procedures.

Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue, says a series of red flags lead them to petition the doctor’s employees for information, and three women came forward.

For now, we will keep the doctor and his staff anonymous.

“As long as the patients had the cash, he was going to do it,” said one worker.

“We used to look at each other and sometimes our tears would come out, and we would think he’s so greedy,” said another.

The timing of the news is jarring. A Philadelphia abortion doctor was just sentenced to a third life term for killing an aborted baby – that came out alive – with scissors.

Newman says the Houston case is the same: “Exactly [the same]. From the sewer breakage, to the reusing surgical instruments, to snipping the baby’s necks, in this case he used a different technique, he twisted the babies heads off, from stealing money, financial billing issues…”

The allegations are alarming, and some of the pictures posted on Operation Rescue’s website are very disturbing. But Newman says it’s all necessary.

“We’ve got to tell the gruesome truth, if this was a toddler, a teenager or an adult, you would have prosecutors running into this place, shutting it down and putting this guy behind bars,” he says.

The three whistleblowers will be eligible for a $25,000 reward if their ex-employer is convicted.

For now, the Harris County District Attorney’s office will only confirm that they are investigating.

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