In 1982, when 16,433 bodies of unborn babies were found in a huge shipping container, forty-three of the largest bodies were sent to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office for autopsy . Labels on the containers stated that these larger baby bodies all came from Inglewood Women’s Hospital. This hospital was owned by Morton Barke, M.D.
In the early 1970s Barke owned West Coast Medical Group, an abortion business in Woodland Hills in the eastern San Fernando Valley. This is where he might have met Malvin Weisberg, who lived in Woodland Hills but operated a pathology lab in Santa Monica that provided baby-body disposal for the abortion industry.
Barke bought a clinic in 1970 that had served as an industrial medical clinic in Inglewood, a predominantly African-American community. Real estate was cheaper in Inglewood. Barke renamed the place Inglewood Women’s Hospital; it had two surgical suites, a waiting room, and a recovery room. It was near LAX, had a large parking lot, and Barke could draw from the local African-American population.
At peak operation in the late 1980s, Barke’s Inglewood Women’s Hospital was doing more than 74 abortions per day. On such a day (in late January, 1987) Belinda Byrd, a young African-American woman, bled to death after being left on an unattended gurney. A lawsuit was filed and in 1990, Inglewood Women’s Hospital (Barke) had to pay $425,000 to Byrd’s children.
Belinda’s mother thought that the death of her daughter was criminal and she wrote to the Los Angeles District Attorney:
“I am the mother of Belinda Byrd, victim of abortionists at [Inglewood]. I am also the grandmother of her three young children who are left behind and motherless. I cry every day when I think how horrible her death was. She was slashed by them and then she bled to death … and nobody cares. I know that other young black women are now dead after abortion at that address….
“Where is [the abortionist] now? Has he been stopped? Has anything happened to him because of what he did to my Belinda? Has he served jail time for any of these cruel deaths? People tell me nothing has happened, that nothing ever happens to white abortionists who leave young black women dead. I’m hurting real bad and want some justice for Belinda and all other women who go like sheep to slaughter.”
At least eight women are known to have died at the hands of abortionists at Inglewood Women’s Hospital: Jannet Foster, Margaret Davis, Kathy Murphy, Lynette Wallace, Cora Mae Lewis, Yvonne Tanner, and Belinda Byrd. All women but one who died were African-American.
At least four of the abortionists at Inglewood Women’s are known: Morton Barke, M.D., Scott Ricke, M.D., Gordon Goei, M.D., and Stephen Pine, M.D. All doctors were disciplined for gross negligence against women. Besides Barke, there were:
Scott Ricke – censured by the medical board of Arizona in November of 1986 for performing an after-hours abortion on a woman while alone with her, and for reportedly having sex with her first.
In another case, Shanda was 25 years old when she went to Ricke for an abortion on February 7, 1987 at his Women’s Surgical Clinic in Arizona. During the abortion, Shanda said, the head of the fetus became lodged. She was screaming in pain, but Ricke refused her request for painkillers by telling her that he didn’t have any. She asked to be taken to a hospital, but Ricke told her that since her pregnancy was more than 24 weeks along, beyond the 24-week limit most hospitals observed, no hospital would take her.
After three hours of attempts to remove the head, Ricke wrapped the body of the fetus — which was hanging out of Shanda’s vagina — in a towel, and loaded Shanda into an employee’s car to be transported to the hospital.
The Assistant Arizona Attorney General investigated the case and asserted that during the three hours he spent trying to dislodge Shanda’s fetus, Ricke left her several times to do other abortions.
Gordon Goei – his medical license was revoked outright when he killed a 6.5-month-old baby and nearly killed the mother. According to the L.A.Times on March 21, 1998, “[Goei was] a recently suspended doctor with a long history of medical complaints [who] has been arrested on suspicion of murder after performing an abortion that left his patient bleeding uncontrollably and a 26-week-old fetus in the trash at a Van Nuys clinic.”
Stephen Pine – Pine was named in the suit filed by Mattie Byrd on behalf of her daughter Belinda (see above). According to papers filed in this suit, Belinda Byrd’s baby was Pine’s 74th abortion that day.
In February 1988 the health department of Los Angeles County shut down Inglewood Women’s Hospital after a 14-year history of deficiencies and serious violations of the state health code. And deaths to women. Immediately, Barke sold the place to fellow abortionist Edward Allred, M.D. of the Family Planning Associates abortion chain. Barke said he became a manager for Allred.
Where are they now?
As of December 2012 Barke was 77 years old and maintained his medical license. He owned the Evaluation Center for Medical Marijuana in Venice. At the time, Barke lived in a condo in Playa Vista, about four miles from his marijuana business.
As of December 2012 Scott Ricke was the medical director of the Institute for Aesthetic Medicine in La Jolla, where he supervised or did “Botox®/Dysport®; Dermal Fillers; Esthetician Services; Hair Removal; Skin Rejuvenation; Skin Tightening; Wrinkle Reduction.”
According to Wellness.com, Dr. Goei practiced obstetrics/gynecology, specializing in “female reproductive health issues” on Reseda Boulevard in Reseda. But a July 17, 2008 story on LawFuel.com said that Goei faced prosecution for tax evasion and wire fraud.
The Vitals.com website listed Dr. Pine’s ob-gyn practice at six locations. The main address was on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Fifth of six-part series from 2012. The final part to be published on June 27.
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Watch video on the Weisberg Incident.
What the side walk counselers and those with the posters and signs of dead fetuses(like Broadstreet Joe here in RI)are doing is giving a living
historic record of whats been going on in these abortion killing clinics.
Nobody can say they didn’t know what was going on in these holocaust
abortion clinics when Amerka comes back to its senses again.
All of you who voted for progressives (both democrats and republicans) are voting for politicians who support abortions and tax payer funded abortions. Please stop the holocaust and vote catholic values and teachings.. Obama happens to be the most extreme “pro choice” president and yet Catholics vote without values.. he believes in abortion rights without limitations even when the baby is born alive from a failed abortion. why do Catholics continue to vote for him? because he is cool? because he is black? because he hates the rich? because he believes in unfair taxation.. stealing from the “rich” to give to the poor? because he hates American values? because he does not like our constitution and wants to change it? we need to know why the holocaust continues?? Please wake up Catholics before it is too late.. Evil is at your doorstep! God help us! Thank you California Catholic for exposing the truth!
I may already be to late for a political solution. What is needed now of the Chastisement!
God bless, yours in Their Hearts,
Kenneth M. Fisher
Why do catholics continue to vote for Obama? You are kidding us, right? Obama hasn’t been on a ballot in 7 years. Wake up already!
I can see why many Jewish organizations react negatively when there is any mention of the American Holocaust of abortion. They don’t want people to know how barbaric and abominable this Holocaust is. Yes, we can say that 70 years ago millions of Jews, Catholics, Poles and others were exterminated by the Nazis; but isn’t it even more barbaric that in our modern enlightened age millions and millions upon millions of the unborn continue to be torn apart, and savaged in their mothers’ wombs, and even more will be butchered under Obamacare by Obama’s dictates – by Obama, the darling of the nations’ bishops. Maybe we should consider changing the term for mass abortions to the Holocaust of Choice.
The Jews have made and continue to make great political and financial gains off the historic incident of their persecution. The Church makes great gains off of the persecution of Christ. There is an intriguing parallel.
Everybody criticizes the abortionists, but how come no one criticizes the unloving mothers who go to them?
I think it’s great that CalCatholic uses graphic photos of abortion victims in its stories. Photographs don’t lie. Father Frank Pavone puts it clearly: “America will not reject abortion until America sees abortion.” Many Catholic organizations, even so-called “respect life” diocesan groups are not allowed to use graphic photos or signs. For instance, in Sacramento, Diocesan Chancellor Kathy Conner has stated (I remember reading her statement) that graphic photos and pictures are “counter-productive”. Oh? I tried to nail down this directive by looking at the Sacramento Diocesan website, but could find nothing to do with abortion at all except references under Project Rachel. There is absolutely nothing about abortion under the weasel-word category of “Respect Life”. The Sacramento Diocese does not want to “see abortion”. Let’s hope some otherwise poorly informed Sacramento Catholics learn something from this bold CalCatholic series.
I remember when Archdiocesan and Diocesan Chancellors were all priests of God!
God bless, yours in Their Hearts,
Kenneth M. Fisher
Marie I agree. I really appreciate Cal Catholic for all series of the American Holocaust. The pictures are great too, great evidence that only fools deny, but the truth is there in those pictures and it can’t be denied.
The Medical Board outright revoked Goei’s license in 1998 when he killed a 7 1/2 month old unborn baby, tossing the baby’s body into a trash can. He nearly killed the mother—-while he was under suspended license!
Later he was charged with felony fraud and convicted.
If anyone finds Goei still practicing medicine, he is engaged in criminal conduct and it must be reported to the police and D.A. as such.
I think of the 20 little kids killed by a deranged teen with a gun, and I am overwhelmed with grief.
Then I think of the 16,433 babies killed by monstrous doctors, and I am breathless at the suffering and senseless slaughter that continues today.
As to WHY this madness, this unspeakable crime, continues is to be answered by those who obscure the brutal reality. I think that profit and prejudice lead by Bolshevik style population controllers is the root of this evil.
True about the monstrous doctors, and what about the mothers? These doctors wouldn’t have a job if it weren’t for these women
Why do we NEVER see or read anything like this in our Diocesan paper?
Are the bishops part of the cover-up? I plan to send this excellent piece to my Archbishop Gomez and ask him to reproduce it in his TIDINGS newspaper.
There is nothing like seeing a picture of a dead child after a “safe and legal” abortion to actually being there. As a witness to an abortion over 30 years ago, I can tell you that nothing can erase those images of watching a “doctor” butcher both the mother and the child. It was a dirty, filthy place, and the “recovery room” was a dirty mattress on the floor. These people who do abortions have no regard for the women they butcher and none for the children that they murder. I don’t know how or when these atrocities will end, I only know that being nice about such barbarity is not going to make it stop. Women who approach those place have already killed their child, mentally and emotionally. They approach detached, and numb to the idea that they carry a real person within their bodies. I think that people should not be afraid to show the gruesome pictures of actual aborted children. Those who think their choice is a good one ought to be fully informed, right? The idea that women who choose abortion are informed is bunk. They don’t know the half of what they are going to do. All they know is that they believe that abortion will solve their problem of an unplanned pregnancy. Since when has anyone really been “planned”? If women were to know the truth of what they do, and then continue to do it, how long will they be allowed to practice infanticide in the name of CHOICE? We all have to take part, and responsibility in this matter. It is the biggest lie being supported by the industry and business of abortion, worse than any other we have seen. When are we ALL going to wake up and understand that standing by and doing nothing is the same as actually killing children.
The horrible reality of abortion, now poised to bring about the disintegration of this once great country is only a symptom, albeit a revolting, and disgusting one, ushered in by the elimination of God and the exaltation of man through the age of reason. In all probability this unGodly evil will continue unabated, or until man has descended to his rightful position, allowing Almighty God to ascend to His…….The ultimate end of evil is complete destruction! Remember Fatima.
Thank you California Catholic Daily for naming names that will live in infamy. Doctors such as Scott Ricke and Gordon Goei deserve the opprobrium they will receive among their medical colleagues. Never forget. These evil doctors betrayed the Hippocratic oath.
All these article on the people behind the abortion holocaust are great.
But when are we going to see one on Amchurch and its role vel non in the promotion of the Party of Abortion?
HAD TO GOOGLE THIS TERM…
Vel non is Latin for “or not.”
Legally, vel non is used by the courts to refer to the possibility that the quality of an issue for consideration is nonexistent. If someone were to say, “We come to the accuracy vel non of this statement,” means “we come to the accuracy, or not, of this statement,” and refers to the possibility that the statement lacks accuracy.
[Latin, Or not.] A term used by the courts in reference to the existence or nonexistence of an issue for determination; for example: “We come to the merits vel non of this appeal,” means “we come to the merits, or not, of this appeal,” and refers to the possibility that the appeal backs merit.
As stated before on this site, please see and share the scientific and medical internet site of:
“ENDOWMENT for HUMAN DEVELOPMENT”.
At 9 weeks and 3 days the unborn baby (Motion and Sensation) feels pain.
Killing at this time is medically proven to be TORTURE.
I wish someone would put up a billboard with nothing but a black background with white letters that say ABORTION: THE FINAL SOLUTION. I am nearing the end of Eric Metaxas’ book on Bonhoeffer at the part where this phrase is first used at a conference at Wannsee in 1942. Can anyone see any difference between the Gestapo and these people?
DANA, very good idea about the ‘final solutiion’ bill board.
just struck me that they should change the name of the place to Wahnsee (from Wannsee), as “Wahn” in german means looney.
killing people is indeed a loony idea…
The pro-choice agenda and Planned Parenthood have DE-sensitized murder of the unborn by abortion….so they are not seen as loony as some people like to believe. Some even consider Planned Parenthood good services for the poor, which is a lie.
Abortion is disguised as health care, reproductive health care, preventative care, etc etc….it is legal folks…yes it is, it’s legal to murder unborn children, even the abortionist who we see in these pictures from all the Holocaust series, they are not seen as murderers, they cut up body parts and it is legal to do so. If they did this to born grown ups, individuals then maybe they may quality for the death penalty or even worst, they may be in jail and be released on good behavior but since it’s legal, they can do this freely and get paid for it. They will even raise their own families with the salaries they make to murder the unborn. This is the sad reality, a tragedy of mankind.
The subtle distinction between the Wann & Wahn is lost on most of us however is (grin) I rely on my husband for pronunciation and other difficulties presented by the Germanic tongue which I trip over !