News Advisory

Offices of State Sen. Tommy Tomlinson and State Sen. Pat Vance

Senate Committees to Hold Hearing on Philadelphia Abortion Clinic

WHAT:     Sens. Tommy Tomlinson and Pat Vance will chair a joint hearing on the grand jury investigation into the abortion clinic operated by Kermit B. Gosnell, M.D. In addition to gathering testimony from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on this investigation, prosecutors and investigators also may discuss a previous grand jury report on illegal theft and sale of body parts from funeral homes in the city.

WHO:       Sen. Tommy Tomlinson; Sen. Pat Vance; members of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee and Public Health and Welfare Committee; Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams; Prosecutors and Investigators from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

WHEN:     Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

TIME:       9:30 a.m.

WHERE:  Hearing Room #1, North Office Building, Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg. The hearing also can be viewed live at


Tracy Polovick (717) 787 8524
Carol Milligan  (717) 787-6725