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Stanek weekend question: Are the increasingly coarse portrayals of abortion having an impact?

Screen-Shot-2014-05-24-at-11.28.22-AM1-1This week comedienne †Sarah Silverman called preborn babies “goo” on Real Time with Bill Maher:

“And meanwhile, itís goo. Itís goo that theyíre so worried about.”

Silverman is no stranger to contemptible†treatment of the abortion topic†(<– and yes, NBC did indeed take a pass on her pilot), sometimes in conjunction with†the Christian faith.

But Silverman is part of a celebrity club doing their best†to make abortion funny,†blasť.

Stanek weekend question I: Why should abortion be funny?

We’ve discussed before that the liberal culture is attempting to destigmatize abortion by making jokes about it.

Already, apparently, we are to the point where if we “anti-choice nutjobs” don’t laugh along with the joke we have “terrible senses of humor.”

Earlier this year comedienne Chelsea Handler told Rose O’Donnell about her coerced abortion at age 16 by parents with the same attitude as Barack Obama, not wanting their daughter to be punished with their grandchild:

(“And, of course, I have no regret at all.” Why “of course”?)

Flash forward and Handler, now age 37, has never married and has no children.

When Handler appeared on Conan O’Brien’s show on October 31, she gave more detail. Her baby would have been 20 years old now and was half black. She reiterated, as she did on the Rosie show, that the abortion was best for her, but she suddenly began laughing, inexplicable even to her. WARNING: crude…

  

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Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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