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The Point: Pro-Choice Makes You Crazy


John Stonestreet

Is it me, or is pro-abortion rhetoric getting even crazier?

Recently, NARAL Pro-Choice America president Ilyse Hogue was quoted in The Atlantic as saying that “[Pro-lifers are] not really anti-abortion. They are against [a] world where women can contribute equally and chart our own destiny…”

Another article in The Atlantic last year called the ultrasound and the images it produces “propaganda.”

And then last week, pro-choice actor and comedian Sarah Silverman co-hosted an abortion fundraiser telethon. As part of it, after performing abortion charades, Silverman said that laws restricting abortions make her “want to eat an aborted fetus.”

You gotta wonder: Can these folks hear themselves? Once upon a time, pro-choicers talked of abortion as being “safe, legal, and rare.” Now it’s a gruesome comedy routine, and anyone who doesn’t laugh is a propagandist trying to oppress women.

This is the sound of a movement in crisis. And I hope people are watching, listening, and sharing.


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