Entries Tagged ‘the Atlantic’

Michael Jackson: “I don’t want to offend” post-abortive women

Jackson isn’t the first recording artist to explore the controversial subject of abortion in song. It has also surfaced in the work of Neil Young, Madonna, Sinead O’Connor, and Lauryn Hill, among others. In “Abortion Papers,” Jackson approaches the matter carefully (and ambiguously): rather than presenting a dogmatic political perspective, he personalizes it through the story of a conflicted girl raised in a deeply religious home and her Bible-admonishing father. In his notes for the track, Jackson wrote, “I have to do it in a way so I don’t offend girls who have gotten abortions or bring back guilt trips so it has to be done carefully…. I have to really think about it.”

Pro-life blog buzz 9-11-12

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and Kelli

We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.

  • Ethika Politika displays some of the disrespectful, vile comments that came from social media following Timothy Cardinal Dolan’s closing prayer at the Democratic National Convention last week. Who knew there were so many creative ways to use the “F” word?

How Planned Parenthood used social media to crush Komen

Politico’s Keach Hagey has predicted Planned Parenthood’s successful ambush of Susan G. Komen for the Cure last week will “likely to go down as a textbook case of the political power of social media.” She’s right, and pro-lifers need to learn from it. This post does not discuss reasons why Planned Parenthood felt it had […]

Jivin J’s Life Links 10-4-11

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat Kansas’ state medical board likely won’t make a decision regarding former abortionist Ann Kristin Neuhaus’ status until next year. Neuhaus rubber-stamped second opinions for George Tiller’s late-term abortions. Apparently, the slow economy has also struck The Atlantic’s fact-checking department. In her Planned Parenthood promoting piece, Lindsay Miller apparently […]

Jivin J’s Life Links 3-24-11

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting a court order freezing abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s assets will stay in place and Gosnell won’t try to sell any of his properties without notifying the family of Karnamaya Mongar, the woman he allegedly killed. The local NBC station is claiming Gosnell might sell […]

Stanek weekend question III: Could Congress indirectly ban abortion with an exhorbitant tax?

Fascinating, provocative questions posed by Megan McArdle, business and economics editor for The Atlantic, on December 17. Never thought of this… An interesting question emerges from one of my comment threads on whether or not congress should be able to use the taxing power to get over limits on its enumerated powers. 1)  Can Congress […]

Pence urges activists to ‘demand’ social conservatism from GOP

UPDATE 9/20, 3:05a: From the Washington Post, September 18: [Christine] O’Donnell pushed back against the notion that at a time when voters are focused on the economy, social issues should take a back seat. And a few politicians with longer résumés and national profiles expressed their own righteous indignation. [Sen. Rick] Santorum told the crowd […]

New York magazine asks, “Just how pro-choice is America?” and answers, “Not so much”

I’m surprised this piece yesterday in New York magazine, calling it a “[t]hought-provoking piece.” It’s no-spin depressing for the other side, actually. The article is long but a good read. And, with a reminder that this was written by a pro-abort, it makes quite the convincing case for incrementalism. Stay strong, pro-lifers, we’re winning. Here […]


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