In response to MoveOn.org’s “Not Alex” ad comes this political cartoon by Chip Bok of Townhall.com:
Here’s that ad, in case you missed it:
I wonder if Bok anticipated people like me interpreting his work as I have….
Terminating a pregnancy is not inherently tragic - women have a variety of abortion experiences - but for Lena (and Stef), this was devastating. She really wanted this baby; she’d dreamed about this baby and already fought with the baby’s sperm donor over parental rights.
A lot of stories on The Fosters are about making the best of a family situation that’s not on its face what most people would wish for, but this was the first time the show’s emotional philosophy led to an instance of abject sorrow.
~ Margaret Lyons describing a recent episode of the TV series The Fosters, in which the lesbian couple chooses a late term abortion in light of the mother developing pre-eclampsia, Vulture, July 22