Saturday, January 30, 2010

Those Terrorist Christian Anti-Abortion Folks Are At It Again-Trying to Take Over the Super Bowl

Focus on the Family is being blocked from taking an ad during the Super Bowl because it is so dangerous to suggest that killing 1,000,000 unborn babies a year is wrong.

"This organization is extremely intolerant and divisive and pushing an un-American agenda," said Jehmu Greene, director of the Women's Media Center, which is coordinating a campaign to force CBS to pull the ad before it airs on Feb. 7.
What is un-American about not wanting a million Americans a year killed? Or what is unAmerican about free speech in advertising. The ad is telling the story of a woman who chose life. They are not even showing aborted fetuses.

"Abortion is very controversial, and the anti-abortion vitriol has resulted in escalated violence against reproductive health providers and their patients," Greene said. "We've seen that clearly with the murder of Dr. George Tiller," the late-term abortion provider who was gunned down in his Kansas church in May 2009.
Which was rightly and prompty denounced by pretty much ALL pro-life groups. This is only controversial when one presupposes the unborn is not human. If they're not, then yes, the actions of the pro-life groups seems strange and repressive for women. IF the unborn is human, then I don't see how it is controversial to want to make it illegal to kill the unborn human person without proper justification.

The interesting thing about the ad is that Pam Tebow's choice to abort was possibly morally justified because her life was considered to be in danger, yet she took the choice of life and that really was divisive of her.

Why is the CHOICE of life the main choice the Pro-choice folks have a problem with?

I wonder if they had a half-naked, bosomy star selling it, it would be okay and not as demeaning toward women.


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