Phelim McAleer and his wife  Ann McElhinney (pictured) are hoping to make a film about convicted Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

California-based Irish journalist and documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer has raised $573,000 (€413,000) of a targeted $2.1 million on a crowd(...)

A Philadelphia court found abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell  guilty of first-degree murder for the killing three babies born alive at his clinic during abortions by severing their spinal cords with scissors. Photograph: Google Maps

A Philadelphia abortion doctor was found guilty of first-degree murder for the killing three babies born alive at his clinic during abortions (...)

The Unite for Life vigil which recently filled Merrion Square south in Dublin. Anti-abortion activists in the US and Ireland are demanding to know why the murder trial of Dr Kermit Gosnell is not being reported. Photograph: Alan Betson

The murder trial of Dr Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortionist, is in its fifth week. For four of those, although the allegations against hi(...)