And so, what defense lawyer Jack McMahon audaciously called a racist prosecution, wherein a black man was being called to account for ending the lives of countless, nameless black babies, has ended in a righteous verdict: guilty, guilty, and, again, guilty.
Three lives vindicated with three words, uttered after months of testimony and evidence that makes you want to turn your face away. But we looked, and we understood that here was madness and evil, not racism.
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Christine M. Flowers, a lawyer, writes a column for the Philadelphia Daily News.